Romantic tragedies abound Monday night on ABC when the “Romeo and Juliet” sequel “Still Star-Crossed” premieres directly after “The Bachelorette.” Adapted from a book of the same name by Melinda Taub, the Elizabethan period drama picks up where Shakespeare’s left off. The Capulet-Montague feud...
Post by Emily Cardoza. We have Shakespeare to thank for all sorts of popular names we hear today. From Jessica to Juliet, the Elizabethan author’s influence extends far and wide. But some of the poet's most beautiful names fell intoShow More Summary
"We're not gonna be talking in iambic pentameter here," showrunner Heather Mitchell tells THR read more
“Hermia & Helena” is primarily the story of Camila (María Villar), a young woman from Buenos Aires who takes up an artistic residency in New York City to do a translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, while wading through some drama of her own. Show More Summary
It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing --Macbeth, Shakespeare I get bored A wish for a real one --Bored, The Deftones ____________________ Subtitle: Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrowThere is rampant...Show More Summary
We’re saddened to learn that poet Chana Bloch has died after a long battle with cancer. Based in Berkeley, Bloch revered the writings of Shakespeare as much as her “Jewish cultural roots,” writes Dan Pine of the Jewish News of Northern California. Her friend, Chana Kronfeld explains, “For her, the Jewish textual tradition, more than […]
- in the second case, the victim is a man who was living in the same boarding house at Natsume Souseki - the two were acquainted, and frequently got into arguments over Shakespeare. - Natsume Souseki the first one to discover the body,...Show More Summary
There are loads of offerings — Shakespeare, musicals, comedies, thrillers, sex farces, cutting-edge fringe, revivals starring movie celebs, and more. If you’re on a budget, get a deal at the TKTS ticket kiosk on Leicester Square, orShow More Summary
Welcome to The Sweetest Debut, a regular installment in which we reach out to debut (or near-debut, we’re flexible!) fiction, poetry and nonfiction authors working with presses of all sizes and find out about their pop culture diets, their writing habits, and their fan-fiction fantasies. Today: M.L. Rio on her debut novel If We Were Villains, […]
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We're sure it would have been a hit at the Globe Theatre.
Tracy Chevalier sets her reimagining of Shakespeare’s Othello in the city and era of her childhood, 1970s Washington D.C.
Tuesday: The king of ragtime, Shakespeare in the park, and an American flag drive.
On Monday, Democratic Rep. Denny Heck quoted a minor character from a 400-plus year-old play as he lectured former General Michael Flynn over his invoking the Fifth Amendment earlier in the day in his response to a congressional subpoena.
To the editor: We all are living our own Shakespearean drama: a flawed character has successfully ascended to the ultimate power that he so dearly sought. However, victory is taking on an increasingly bitter taste as the very traits he used to achieve his goal are sowing dissension. (“Trump lashes...