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BBC/RSC Live Anniversary show

Did anyone else watch the BBC’s RSC Live show last night?

To be honest, I’m really glad I didn’t recommend it to my students.  There was a youngish girl stage-side who I spotted ferociously yawning twice in the first half.   282 more words


William Shakespeare

400 years ago today, William Shakespeare breathed his last.

While he lived and died in Elizabeth England, his characters and narratives are universal.

Falling in love, growing old, falling out of love, conflicts with friends, family and neighbors, jealousy, hate, greed were all used within the various narratives of his plays. 300 more words


Some Shakespearean memories this anniversary day

Back in 1967, with all of an adolescent’s assurance and pomposity I wrote in my A Level English exam that King Lear was too great a play actually to be successfully staged. 378 more words


Cast for The Taming of the Shrew

Baptista – Charley Blake

Katherine – Katt Jenkins

Bianca – Kristin Schwarz

Petruchio – Stoddard Owens

Gremio – Larry Hettick

Hortensio – TBD

Lucentio – Wade Sorrells… 31 more words

Shakespeare On The Concho 2014

Arena Cinema Presents Free Shakespeare Film Series

Mark your calendars now: Arena Cinema Hollywood is commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death by presenting a Free Shakespeare film series. While the films are free, you must still make a reservation online at… 425 more words

Los Angeles

The Taming of the Shrew (Above the Arts Theatre)

Custom/Practice’s flagship production at the heart of the Verve Festival (a month-long exploration of shifting relations between minority groups and the theatre) is ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, which is in itself an interesting addition to the wide variety of productions being staged for Shakespeare 400. 601 more words


First Time Play

I have promised myself that I would stick to the schedule and that I would try to organize my life better, but somehow, my poor table is falling apart after not even a month. 705 more words