With Shakespeare's A Game of Thrones rendered into a Fascist version of '30s Britain, be careful whose side you're on.
18 Jul 2016
By combining Macbeth with elements of traditional Japanese drama, Akira Kurosawa produced a singular, transcultural film experience.
15 Oct 2015
While this does not prove that literature makes all of us better, it does demonstrate how the plays of Shakespeare have made one man better -- and that man happens to be a convicted murderer with no hope for parole.
04 Sep 2013
Slings and Arrows gives you three seasons of the New Burbage Theatre Festival, courtesy of some of Canada's finest writing and acting talent.
05 Dec 2012
Everyone bemoans the remake, the bastardization of their memories, of something they hold dear. But times are constantly shifting, and our heroes cannot exist in a static universe. Without proper reinterpretation, would our pop icons still be relevant?
11 Sep 2012
In the very least, if not a hagiography, Cleopatra is afforded much attention in this rendition. And what a delightful and instructive rendition it is.
17 Jul 2012
Given the chance to write any kind of book on literary culture, this Cambridge professor chooses dead, white male established figures, oh – and the Brontë Sisters (everyone’s token girl writers!). No boundaries broken here.
08 Jan 2012
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.
22 Jun 2010
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