Friday, June 7 2013
As the title announces, these romantic games are more or less nothing. What becomes something, even as it is a lie, is the besmirching of Hero to the point that she appears to deserve, in this man's world, all manner of outcasting, even unto death.
Thursday, November 15 2012
Because history can be seen to be a malleable artifact, it’s a useful tool to employ when writing fiction. Because history is often chaotic, fiction can be the best way to approach it.
Friday, February 10 2012
While some want to question his authorship, there is no denying the lasting influence of William Shakespeare. These 10 titles prove that with accolades to spare.
Monday, September 19 2011
Eminent Shakespeare scholars present their argument in response to the upcoming release of Roland Emmerich's Anonymous.
Tuesday, June 22 2010
Much as we don't go to Las Vegas looking for a quaint bed-and-breakfast, we don't go to Rufus Wainwright looking for John Denver. It is drama we seek and drama we get -- emotional spectacle of the highest order.
Tuesday, May 18 2010
The Royal Shakespeare Company's Hamlet, starring David Tennant and Patrick Stewart, has been hailed as the definitive Hamlet for a new generation.
Sunday, February 28 2010
For anyone who appreciates acting this is highly recommended; for anyone studying acting, it's essential. If everything this educational was this entertaining, everyone in the world would have a Ph.D.
Saturday, February 6 2010
Tuesday, July 21 2009
It’s entirely refreshing to read about Shakespeare without the hushed tone of literary sanctity, while preserving the rigors of good research.