Was Shakespeare Gay? The Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company Thinks So Greg Doran, artistic director of the RSC stated that the poet's mastery of 'the outsider' character could hint at a much less hetero Shakespeare than we all believed. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Greg Doran says it's “no longer acceptable” to ignore Shakespeare's gay characters.
Shakespeare’s Marc Antony posited that people are remembered for their evil acts, while the good ones are forgotten. In American public life, it is sometimes the opposite: We see their flaws while they’re in power, their virtues only...Show More Summary
Nicole Chung writes about her meaningful mother-and-child trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Winter's Tale.
“At first blush, bringing an eight-year-old to one of William Shakespeare’s quirkier plays in an effort to help her see herself, an Asian American girl, in popular culture did seem a rather odd decision.” Nicole Chung for Hazlitt on The Winter’s Tale, representation, and parenting in the age of Trump. Show More Summary
Bid rejected Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare has confirmed that the club have received a bid from Roma for want-a-way star Riyad Mahrez, but that they have rejected it. Currently, it’s not clear if the bid was way below what the club want to get for Mahrez, or if they really do just want to […]
London (AFP) – Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare confirmed on Friday that the club had turned down an offer from Italian side AS Roma for winger Riyad Mahrez. The Paris-born Algeria forward is likely to command a fee of around £50 million ($65 million, 55.8 million euros), with Roma’s offer believed to be some way short of that figure. Show More Summary
Leicester City reject 'low offer' from Roma for winger Riyad Mahrez, Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare confirms.
This week's edition features Burlesque and Beaches Jazz Festivals; outdoor screenings, cabaret, and Shakespeare; a pirate ship show and party, and a memorial for the creator of the zombie film genre. Thursday July 20 The Toronto Burlesque...Show More Summary
Improv Shakespeare and a visit to Fawlty Towers.
One hundred European starlings released in Central Park in 1890 have turned into 200 million across the U.S. today. Now scientists are looking into their genetic diversity.
Instead of judging works of literature based on their artistic merit, we’ve decided to rank them by degree of difficulty. These 10 authors may not be Shakespeare, but they sure had vaulting ambitions. 1. The Story That Will Never Be an e-BookGadsby by Ernest Vincent Wright Some might call Gadsby a “love” story. Show More Summary
In the deadly Astor Place Riot, how to perform Shakespeare served as a proxy for class warfare
You can’t just dress Shakespeare up in black eyeliner and refashion him as the 16th century’s Malcolm McLaren.
Earlier this week, Jane Austen became the first woman writer to be featured on a bank note in the United Kingdom. The Pride And Prejudice author joins such other literary greats as Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare, though the Austen £10 banknote is the only one currently in circulation. Show More Summary
Kate Middleton and Prince William get to work and play during their Poland and Germany trip! The royal couple took some time to visit the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre for a special performance during day two of their five-day tour on Tuesday (July 18) in Gdansk, Poland. That same day, Kate and William met with former [...]
Shakespeare Orange County’s imagination runs wild in its retelling of the 1611 play, the Bard’s farewell.
"The performance will be characterised by a more casual approach to noise and movement in the auditorium. However, the performance itself will be unchanged. Chilled performances are aimed at people who feel more at ease knowing they are able to leave the auditorium at any time. These include people with dementia and people with babes […]
Dozens more men than women are acting on stage because of the continuing fascination by arts institutions and audiences with William Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies and histories – written during a time and in a place where women were legally prohibited from acting.