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Romeo -- Lawyers Have Brainwashed My Mom

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Romeo took a page out of Shakespeare -- the playwright who inspired his name -- who once wrote "The first thing we do is kill all the lawyers"... that seems to be the fate his wishes for his mom's attorney. Romeo just unleashed his anger on the…

Scorsese’s Collaborations, Shopping with 2 Chainz and a Shakespearean Choose-Your-Own-Adventure

Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Investigating Marty and Leo, buying sneakers with 2 Chainz, revisiting Shakespeare and...

Want To Know How To Speak Shakespeare? Listen To Rap, Says Mark Rylance

“If I have a general criticism, which is true of my Shakespeare acting and most Shakespeare acting I hear, is that it’s too slow. It’s too reverent. It’s like taking a rap song in 400 years from now, that we think is really wonderful, and deciding it really should be said slowly so all the […]

The Fault, Dear Brutus

When Edward R. Murrow did his famous See It Now broadcast on CBS that helped expose Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI), he ended the program with a quote from Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in...Show More Summary

Theatre - Shakespeare in the Park

11-30 Dec Sydney Shakespearean proponents Sport for Jove have made an annual tradition of their top quality outdoor summer seasons at Bella Vista Farm (just past...

Church Denies DNA Test of 'Shakespeare Skull'

Like to size up the cranium that once held the brain behind Macbeth, Hamlet and roughly 1,500 words we still use today? Well, it's "Bard news" for you—and anyone who believes William Shakespeare's skull is lying under a small village chapel in England, the Birmingham Mail reports. Seems...

silenceforthesoul: Anna and Elena Balbusso - Hamlet, Power...

3 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

silenceforthesoul: Anna and Elena Balbusso - Hamlet, Power and Ambition in Shakespeare

Newswire: Kenneth Branagh to direct, star in Murder On The Orient Express

Steadily working his way down some hypothetical nerdy teenager’s bookshelf, from Shakespeare to Thor comics to Agatha Christie novels, director Kenneth Branagh has signed on to star in and direct an adaptation of Murder On The Orient Express. Show More Summary

Jessica Jones Recap: U Can't Cut This

The second episode of Marvel's Jessica Jones has a marked obsession with anatomy. Body parts and their functions, after all, are a way to connect us as human. Like Shakespeare wrote, "If you prick us, do we not bleed?" In Jessica Jones, the Bard's question becomes "Can you live without... More »

Analysis of “Sonnet 18? (William Shakespeare)

About the poem… A love poem (perfect love) In praise of the loved one Verse of 14 lines Has rhyming scheme – abab cdcd efef gg The poem is divided into sections of four lines called quatrains and two lines at the end a couplet Each line has 10 syllables called decasyllables Each set of [...]

Want 'Power' in College? Read a Book.

A Columbia University undergraduate is on the super-super-senior track to graduation because of, you guessed it, Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, et al. From the Daily Caller: Columbia students and faculty gathered Wednesday night for a panel...Show More Summary

Composers competition celebrates Shakespeare's sexuality

The Fourth Choir has announced a choral composition competition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, which falls on 23 April 2016. The winner receives a prize of £1000 and their composition will be premi e red by the Fourth Choir on 23 April 2016 in London’s historic Middle Temple Hall. Show More Summary

Short Films to Celebrate Shakespeare’s 37 Plays

The 10-minute movies will include new material shot on location in areas like Denmark and Egypt as part of Shakespeare’s Globe’s celebration of the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.

Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad

Explore Shakespeare's wild island in excellent, well-rounded reading app

Winter wonderland

Kenneth Branagh opens his West End tenancy with Shakespeare’s inexplicably popular The Winter’s Tale. We start in Sicily where Leontes… The post Winter wonderland appeared first on The Spectator.

Initial events of Shakespeare 400 Chicago project announced

Shakespeare 400 Chicago, the yearlong international festival that will run throughout 2016, and is designed to commemorate the four hundred years since Shakespeare’s death in 1616, has announced the events planned for Jan. through March, 2016. The post Initial events of Shakespeare 400 Chicago project announced appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

A New ‘Henry IV’ Production Shows How Gender-Swapped Casting Can Keep Shakespeare Vital

A lot of the discussion surrounding gender-swapped Shakespeare productions hinges on an idea of theatrical reparation. The idea isn’t just that these casting decisions make up for the Elizabethan refusal to let women play any part, but also that they address the dearth of substantial female roles in Shakespeare’s works (at least outside the comedies). …Read More

Shorties (A Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Book, A Grimes Mixtape, and more)

Shakespeare, Not Stirred: Cocktails for Your Everyday Dramas Stream Grimes' mixtape she put together for Pandora. 15 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation Monday (bringing the total number of lists represented to...

During Paris Attacks, Refuge At Shakespeare and Company Bookstore

The famed bookstore has a long history of hosting people in need of a place to stay.

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