By Michael A. Gayed: "With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." - William Shakespeare Chatter has increased meaningfully in the past several days of a coming taper by the Federal Reserve of Quantitative Easing given strong payroll data and overall optimism that 2014 will finally be the breakout year for the US economy. Show More Summary
Blank on Blank "If I was white I would have been like John Wayne... I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play" - Tupac Shakur Interview by Benjamin Svetkey March 1994 Microcassette recorder Related profile appeared in Entertainment Weekly Tupac Episode GIFs http://blankonblank.org/interviews/tu... Executive Producer: David Gerlach Animator: Patrick Smith
To paraphrase Shakespeare: "The set's the thing." That sums up the Pearl Theatre's final production this season, And Away We Go, in which audiences are taken on a quick ride through the theatrical canon. Sandra Goldmark's set designShow More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: 'A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ??½ THEATER REVIEW: 'A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ??½ "A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol" is billed as a work in progress at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it plays the upstairs venue there on Navy Pier.
Making the point that cross-dressing in entertainment has a long history ranging from Shakespeare to Milton Berle, Ohio radio host Scott Spear throughly clobbered Bryan Fischer and his current obsession regarding the Macy's parade. It's quite delicious:
Patriotism and power in this Shakespeare classic.
Kanye has a knack for making us feel a tad uncomfortable. And it's not dissimilar to a discomfort that runs rampant in many of Shakespeare's plays: that of the un-family.
Presumably, he was only trying to garner laughs — but as Shakespeare pointed out: ‘in jest, there is truth.’ Listen to...
Is the Bible more popular than Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet? How about Robinson Crusoe, did it make it to the list? Find the answers here. The post The Most Popular Books of All Time appeared first on Lifehack.
The staging can be a bit 'middle-of-the-road', but Law's heroic king exudes 'natural charisma' First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 10:44 ON Wed 4 Dec 2013 THE first commercial West End production of Shakespeare's Henry V since 1938 is an "efficient, well-managed production", writes The Guardian's Michael Billington. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Michael Almereyda has created a modern-day adaptation of the William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. Follow this link to access a free digital copy of this play. The cast includes Dakota Johnson as Imogen, Ethan Hawke as Iachimo, and Ed Harris as Cymbeline. Show More Summary
19 Jun 2014-19 Jul 2014 A man enters his flat, reveals his passion – Richard III. Roping in friends and potential girlfriends, the man enacts Shakespeare's play in...
Why did Shakespeare write fantasies? Why not mainstream topics, such as histories and romantic comedies? Before we examine this question, let us examine a few others first: Fantasies are fun! Why doesn’t everybody read them? What is mainstream? Why is a story about ordinary life considered mainstream, while an equally charming fantasy is relegated to... Read more »
Thanksgiving was rough on turkeys but pretty good for Broadway theaters—several shows broke records over the holiday weekend, including the new Kinky Boots, the rocking Motown and the old ruler The Lion King. Even William Shakespeare...Show More Summary
Each night for a 1000 nights, Ray Bradbury is asking you to read three things: One short story (Dahl, Hemingway, Matheson, Cheever, Kneale, Collier, Wharton, Irving) One poem (Shakespeare, Frost, and Pope) One essay (Huxley, Eiseley ) Bradbury’s goal – to make you the collector of metaphor. He provides a familiar and unfamiliar set of content […] #
Shakespeare once wrote that "if music be the food of love, play on." In more recent times, Bob Dylan created the modern-day equivalent when he said "play it fuckin' loud." It's an expression that captures the very essence of World AIDS...Show More Summary
Michael Almereyda’s (Hamlet) latest film adaptation of a work of William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, has a lot going for it on the surface. Not only does it feature all of the flowery language and intricate, twisting plot elements that one...Show More Summary
The first trailer for 'Cymbeline' shows off Ethan Hawke and Milla Jovovich in a Shakespeare adaptation that moves its action from Celtic Britain to the brutal criminal underworld of American biker gangs. The post ‘Cymbeline’ Trailer: Ethan Hawke Does Gangland Shakespeare appeared first on Screen Rant.
Cymbeline is a modern telling of William Shakespeare‘s play of the same name, from writer-director Michael Almereyda and star Ethan Hawke, who previously teamed to adapt Hamlet in 2000. We only heard of this film recently, and we’ve already got a trailer, probably due to the effort to secure distribution for the film in various […]
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