During a two-wheeled jaunt through England in the footsteps of Shakespeare, I learned how to appreciate my surroundings…and that the bard must have had a toned butt.
Veteran actor Booth Colman - a character actor who appeared on seemingly countless TV shows and in more than 50 films over five decades - has died at the age of 91. He died in his sleep on Dec. 15. An expert on Shakespeare who typically...Show More Summary
Courtesy of the 5th Ave Now you have to go to New York to see it. Earlier this week, the 5th Avenue Theatre announced that Something Rotten!—a new musical comedy about an arrogant Shakespeare—had dropped out of the coming season andShow More Summary
Ever wonder what the rules were for when to use thou, thee, ye, or you in Shakespeare or the King James Bible? For example, the inscription on front of the Main Building at The University of Texas says Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. Why ye at the beginning […]
Shakespeare gets big and sassy.
It's hard to imagine a better production than this. [ more › ]
05-30 Dec Sport for Jove have a reputation for excellent productions of Shakespeare and the classics; this is their sixth annual summer outdoor season, and features...
CST's 'Pericles' is a plot-packed yet playful Shakespearean comedy. [ more › ]
The Jets' new marketing campaign. pic.twitter.com/8lVYOPbVoX — Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) December 14, 2014 Somewhere, Shakespeare is smiling. The New York Jets are awful. There's no way around that. And they're going to keep on being awful until they get one, or two, or 22 players to replace the current crop. Show More Summary
Shakespeare wasn't always a literary icon — or even the most popular writer of his era. Then how did he get so big?
Chicago Shakespeare's new production of Pericles begins as the prince arrives in Antioch to bid for the hand of King Antiochus' daughter. Pericles must solve Antiochus' riddle, because those who fail to do so are beheaded. The stage décor...
Late in life, when writers are more inclined to take the bigger, sadder, more complicated view of our long haul on this planet, William Shakespeare wrote (or more likely co-wrote) what variously are called the romances, the late plays or last plays. I sometimes think of them as the mellow...
Ernest Hemingway iWilliam Shakespeare Dan Bannino, a photographer from Italy, encourages people to adopt pets from animals shelters. To get the attention of potential pet owners, he photographs dogs that look like famous writers, particularly poets. Show More Summary
A showcase of some of the most beautiful music from the middle of the Renaissance. [ more › ]
Below is my column today in USA Today on the torture report. This is the slightly longer version that ran on the Internet. —————————————– As Shakespeare wrote in the Merchant of Venice, “truth will out.” The release of the report of the Senate Intelligence Committee was the long-awaited truth about one of this country’s most […]
Warning: The following contains spoilers related to the "Sons of Anarchy" series finale. If you haven't watched the episode, stop reading now.When the "Sons of Anarchy" series finale came to a close, a quote from playwright William Shakespeare appeared on the screen. Show More Summary
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Back in 2012, Slate decided to do a quick, informal study to see which of the world’s most cerebral and think-piece-spawning television shows had inspired the most articles in academic journals. It was a fun exercise, an attempt to see...Show More Summary
For the final MashableReads selection of the year, we've chosen Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelStation Eleven is a beautiful, haunting book that will stay with you long after you read it, and we hope that you will read along with us in the MashableReads book club In Station Eleven, St. Show More Summary
"To chap, or not to chap - that is the question…" A question you can answer with our Shakespearean Lip Balm Set! You get Hamlet (with bonus piece of Yorick), Shakespeare and Macbeth (or as we call it: the Scottish balm). They are ready to make your mouth as moist as Desdemona’s hand in Act 3, Scene 4 of Othello. Buy a set here