19 Plays in 59 Days

I’ve been away from the blog, but that doesn’t mean I stopped thinking about Shakespeare. I’ve basically got a year of thinking to fill you in on. One big undertaking … Continue Reading ⇒

A Sort of Homecoming

How quickly time passes when there’s lots to do. How quickly I lost track of how long it had been since last updating here. Well dear readers, I’m still alive. … Continue Reading ⇒

38 Plays in 38 Days

I got an email a few days ago about an insane and equally exciting challenge: To read Shakespeare’s 38 plays (yes, counting Two Noble Kinsmen) in 38 consecutive days! Does … Continue Reading ⇒

The Eloquent Shakespeare

A Pronouncing Dictionary for the Complete Dramatic Works with Notes to Untie the Modern Tongue by Gary Logan Have you ever read one on Shakespeare’s works and not known how … Continue Reading ⇒

Seconds, Anyone?

For those of you who have been following my theatrical endeavors, Richard III is done. Next up is Hamlet. Again! If you missed it, I posted a while ago about … Continue Reading ⇒

Trevor Nunn on American Accents

Trevor Nunn, former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, wants to do a production of Shakespeare with an all-American cast, reports Telegraph.co.uk. Nunn says, “There is a different energy … Continue Reading ⇒

Vivacious Verse

Romeo and Juliet opens with a prologue that introduces the story that will be the “two hours traffic” on the stage. Only two hours? Isn’t all Shakespeare 4 hours long … Continue Reading ⇒