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Shakespeare's Wit and Humor, Pathos and Anger Remains Vital, 450 Years After His Birth
20 May 2014 // 9:14 PM
As the creator of iambic fictions, Shakespeare is the ultimate meme. His name stirs a cascade of associations, memories and feelings in all who are touched by his work.
Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave Re-team in the Almeida’s Excellent ‘Richard III’
19 Jun 2016 // 9:45 PM
Rupert Goold’s spare, intense production divests Richard III of any pantomime associations and boasts an astounding performance from Ralph Fiennes as the treacherous monarch.
Characters Inside Out: Bryan Elsley's 'Skins' and William Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet'
2 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
Hamlet would have fit right in with the Skins kids; in particular, he would have found a friend in Effy, from Generation 2. Both question the nature of their worlds, both grow melancholic.
400 Years After His Death, William Shakespeare Has Kept His Cool
4 Apr 2016 // 7:02 AM
“Once you discover Shakespeare, he can be right at the center of your imagination,” said Ian McKellen. “Long may he continue to do just that.”