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
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
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
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