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Shakespeare in song

Kiss Me Kate (Opera Queensland)

QPAC, Concert Hall

November 12

As the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, 2016 has seen many of the Bard’s plays brought to theatrical life as part of the global celebration of his work. 810 more words


A tale of two thugs: Richard & Petruchio

I recently wrote an essay on The Taming of the Shrew, in which I was asked to consider the extent to which Kate’s journey can be seen as a process which brings her to a… 237 more words

Michaelmas Y2

Full Circle

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival just announced their 2017 season, and it’s packed with crowd-pleasers. “Julius Caesar,” “Hamlet,” “Rosencranz & Guildenstern Are Dead”… I can’t wait! 158 more words

The Taming of the Shrew

I’ve just finished up an essay on The Taming of the Shrew, one of Shakespeare’s earliest plays. It’s one of my favourite Shakespeare plays, which is odd given that I’m a bit of a feminist and generally this play has been thought to be a highly offensive and misogynistic one. 154 more words

Michaelmas Y2

Dear Emma...

As your first summer season at the Globe has come to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincerest thanks for what has been a perfect introduction to one of London’s most wonderful performance spaces. 614 more words

Act 2, Scene 40 - "Positively stone age."

Notes on Kiss Me Kate

Shakespeare and Co wrestle with the sexual politics of The Taming of the Shrew in this week’s cartoon.

Raleigh is conforming much more to his big lunk sitcom archetype this time round. 38 more words