This heart-on-its-sleeve musical adaptation manages to find new charm in Shakespeare's oft-produced romantic comedy. [ more › ]
A new train featuring an interactive exhibition dedicated to the works of William Shakespeare now plies the Filyovskaya Line of the Moscow Metro.
For fans of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: don’t panic - today is Towel Day! From 32 starlings in the 1890s to 200 million now: The Shakespeare Fanatic Who Introduced the Bard’s Birds to America. Not The Onion: NYC Mayor Proposes...Show More Summary
Become CDO at the leading premier classical theatre company in the nation and recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award.
“Ever more voices are suggesting that Shakespearean text be adjusted for modern audiences, with the most artistically responsible attempts so far being ones where only words and phrases that truly impede understanding are judiciously replaced by modern ones.”
SILICON VALLEY—"To thine own self be true," is one of those phrases that has turned up in probably thousands of speeches delivered at graduations, but contrarian entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel thinks it is very bad advice. The...Show More Summary
Sorry, it’s not a recording of the full performance, but it is a 2¼-minute mini-doc with interviews and excerpts.
Tuesday: The old Arab quarter, Shakespeare in the Park, and big numbers on Broadway.
Everyone loves a good love triangle, or even a love polygon. But at the end of the day, there can only be one winner. That also goes for best YA series. SEE ALSO: What's the best Shakespeare play ever written? Introducing our 'This Be...Show More Summary
Coming out is a multi-layered process, and each reveal takes an incredible amount of courage. I first discovered Jillian Keenan in a 2012 New York Times essay in which she revealed herself as a spanking fetishist. I was blown away by her bravery. Now, four years later, Jillian's debut memoir,... Continue reading
If you were Bruce Wayne back in 1966, you had to flip a switch located in the head of a William Shakespeare bust to get into the Batcave. It was a pretty sweet setup. Just flip…
Atlanta Shakespeare Company, led by casting director Drew Reeves, is seeking talented thespians based in Georgia to play the members of King Henry VI’s court. William Shakespeare’s “Henry VI, Parts 1–3” is a sweeping epic of political...Show More Summary
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
The Bard was truly ahead of his time—and not only because of his way with words. Archaeologists digging at one of London's oldest playhouses, where Shakespeare's company performed from 1597 to 1599, have found a ceramic bird whistle they believe was used for sound effects—perhaps during the 1598...
Dick Gregory isn't playing himself in Turn Me Loose, at the Westside Theatre, although, at 83, he certainly could. Right now Joe Morton, whom current tv viewers know from Scandal, is impersonating Gregory in the Gretchen Law play that also has John Carlin taking on several roles, among them William F. Show More Summary
“This is an all-woman, fully nude, abridged adaptation of William Shakespeare’s final play The Tempest, … produced by the Outdoor Co-Ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society.” (Remember them?) But you’ve missed the last show, we’re afraid …
Shakespeare’s plays express an affinity for expressive dress. In “The Taming of the Shrew,” the caddish Petruchio withholds food, sleep and beautiful attire from his new bride as punishment for her forwardness, hoping to change her ways. Show More Summary
Some people may love money, but Shakespeare never wrote a sonnet about budgeting and Da Vinci never painted a portrait of a perfectly balanced ledger. But, while finance and romance may seem far apart, there are some similarities between...Show More Summary
Late Thursday afternoon in New York City, an hour or so before the sunset, a nude woman in combat boots jogged casually around the lawn of Summit Rock in Central Park. About 100 yards away, an audience of around 200 people politely pretended not to see her; she was, technically, “backstage,” and the show hadn’t yet begun. Read more...
Leicester City assistant managers Craig Shakespeare and Steve Walsh sign new contracts with the Premier League champions.