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Brief Take on RSC Volpone

Kelly O’Connor

Jonson’s comedies usually come in for large doses of updating, as his topical humor requires footnotes; with its substantial rewrites, Trevor Nunn’s current RSC production of… 559 more words

Theater Reviews

The Jew of Malta

Seeing The Jew of Malta at Stratford-upon-Avon this summer provided me a couple of firsts: my first visit to The Swan Theatre and the first time I’ve seen a Christopher Marlowe play performed. 567 more words


"Now methinks that I am one of those..."

The Jew of Malta, Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 29th July 2015

Here was a play that I didn’t know at all and I set out to enjoy that novelty.   359 more words

Volpone - July 2015

Experience: 8/10

By Ben Jonson, with script revisions by Ranjit Bolt

Directed by Trevor Nunn

Venue: Swan Theatre

Date: Thursday 23rd July 2015

This fantastic production was a joy to watch. 5,596 more words


Volpone review

Review added of Volpone (FOLLOW LINK HERE) at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Trevor Nunn and with Henry Goodman as Volpone. Sometimes modern dress works. 22 more words


The Jew of Malta

The Jew of Malta, a 1590 play by Christopher Marlowe, is currently running in the RSC’s Swan Theatre, an interesting complement to Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice… 216 more words


Love's Sacrifice

Love’s Sacrifice is a Jacobean play by John Ford, dating from around 1633, and currently playing at the Swan Theatre in Stratford.  It is one of Ford’s three surviving solo tragedies, the others being… 264 more words