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Staging of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' Features 'Trump' Getting Assassinated

Staging of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' Features 'Trump' Getting Assassinated

The audience reaction has been mixed for New York City’s latest ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ production, which shows a character that resembles President Trump being brutally stabbed to death. William Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar,’ which opened May 23 and will be performed throughout this month in Central Park, is causing a stir among audiences due to its apparent inspiration from the Trump administration. The play’s climax comes with Caesar’s stabbing death… Read Article →

Shakespeare in films and other media [Part 1]

Shakespeare in films and other media [Part 1]

Various films and books use phrases from Shakespeare plays, which can be then become ‘commonplace rhetoric’ (that is, if they weren’t already). Quotes taken from ‘Hamlet’, ‘Julius Caesar’, and ‘Richard II’. to be or not to be that is that is the question whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sleep of death what dreams may come when we have shuffled off… Read Article →

Exploring English: Shakespeare

Exploring English: Shakespeare

Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity in our fantastic, free online course. It starts Monday 27 February, so click here to find out more:

Julius Caesar, Act 3 Scene 2 | 2012 | Royal Shakespeare Company

Julius Caesar, Act 3 Scene 2 | 2012 | Royal Shakespeare Company

A stage scene from Gregory Doran’s 2012 production of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, starring Ray Fearon and Paterson Joseph. Act 3 Scene 2 Mark Antony: Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. my custody man who the countrymen… Read Article →

Top 10 Famous HISTORIC FIGURES Who Suffered Horrifying DISEASES

Top 10 Famous HISTORIC FIGURES Who Suffered Horrifying DISEASES

Sometimes, history is gross. Really gross. Especially where diseases are concerned. We’ve all heard of the nasty stuff the past could serve up for our ancestors. What we might not know is just how many famous historic figures got walloped with these awful diseases. From the utterly weird to the utterly terrifying to the simply disgusting, it turns out being famous in Ye Olde Times was nothing more than one… Read Article →

Manos Cizek as Brutus in Julius Caesar: 'It must be by his death' | William Shakespeare

Manos Cizek as Brutus in Julius Caesar: 'It must be by his death' | William Shakespeare

To celebrate the timelessness of classic theatrical texts, we ask actors to perform key speeches from the best playwrights of all time. Subscribe to Kypseli Cooperative Film Productions ► Here, Manos Cizek performs Brutus’ lines from Act II, Scene I of Julius Caesar. Brutus argues that if they crown Caesar, they’d be giving him the power to do damage, so they should kill him preemptively for the best interest of… Read Article →

Summer 2017 Season | Royal Shakespeare Company

Summer 2017 Season | Royal Shakespeare Company

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran announces our Summer 2017 season of plays. next year it will be 2,000 years since the death of Shakespeare's best loved writer the Roman poet Ovid his famous tales were a huge inspiration for Shakespeare so to celebrate we're going to take Rome as our theme for the season and Angus Jackson is our season director he'll be directing Julius Caesar and ending with Coriolanus… Read Article →

Video SparkNotes: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar summary

Video SparkNotes: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar summary

Check out William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Video SparkNote: Quick and easy Julius Caesar synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play. For more Julius Caesar resources, go to www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/juliuscaesar. For a translation of the entire play into modern English, check out No Fear Shakespeare at nfs.sparknotes.com/juliuscaesar. Julius Caesar was an important figure in the history of Rome because he helped to bring about the end of… Read Article →

Julius Caesar trailer | 2012 | Royal Shakespeare Company

Julius Caesar trailer | 2012 | Royal Shakespeare Company

The dictator must be assassinated. But who will replace him? Shakespeare’s great political thriller finds dark contemporary echoes in modern Africa, directed by RSC Chief Associate Director Gregory Doran. The company includes Paterson Joseph as Brutus, Cyril Nri as Cassius, Ray Fearon as Mark Antony and Jeffery Kissoon as Caesar. Royal Shakespeare Theatre 28 May – 7 July 2012 and on tour Julius Caesar is one of the Nation At… Read Article →

BA Acting at Institute of the Arts Barcelona

BA Acting at Institute of the Arts Barcelona

Snippets from Julius Caesar! www.iabarcelona.com About the Programme The BA (Hons) Acting is designed for students who wish to undergo a vocational, practical and specific training and education as an actor for stage and screen. It is designed for aspiring actors with passion, creativity, imagination and a real commitment to gaining and sustaining a lasting career as a performance artist. The programme provides the opportunity to develop as a creative… Read Article →

Top 10 Plays By William Shakespeare

Top 10 Plays By William Shakespeare

His works were either “born great, achieved greatness, or had greatness thrust upon them.” Join MsMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Plays by William Shakespeare. Subscribe►► Facebook►► Twitter►► Instagram►► Special thanks to ian_a_wm2014, theyakkoman, ninou78, Rehaan Joshi and hyprmania52 for submitting this idea on our interactive suggestion tool at For this list, we’re focusing on the specific works from Shakespeare that were penned to be… Read Article →

Did Shakespeare write his plays? - Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams

Did Shakespeare write his plays? – Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams

View full lesson: Some people question whether Shakespeare really wrote the works that bear his name – or whether he even existed at all. Could it be true that the greatest writer in the English language was as fictional as his plays? Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams show how a linguistic tool called stylometry might shed light on the answer. Lesson by Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams, animation… Read Article →

Top 10 Best Shakespeare Movies

Top 10 Best Shakespeare Movies

Top 10 Best Shakespeare Movies Subscribe: For this list, we’re looking at the best film adaptations of Shakespeare’s works, basing our picks on popularity and critical acclaim! We’ve included movies such as Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Titus, Hamlet and Richard III! MsMojo’s Social Media: Facebook►► Twitter►► Instagram►► Snapchat ►► Get MsMojo Merchandise at Special thanks to our user hulkfan, Bianca Keating,… Read Article →

101 Facts About William Shakespeare

101 Facts About William Shakespeare

Good morrow to you Motherfactors! In today’s video, Sam shall be taking thou on an adventure back in time, to learneth all about the poet, playwright, gentleman and scholar that is William Shakespeare! ► Subscribe to 101 Facts Here: ► Follow 101 Facts on Twitter: ► Follow us on Instagram:

Understanding Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare

An essay exploring Shakespeare’s unique writing style and how his influence has resonated throughout history. Patreon: www.patreon.com/entertaintheelk Twitter: @entertaintheelk Instagram: @adamtinius Website – www.entertaintheelk.com BOOKS IN THIS VIDEO: “The Norton Shakespeare”, 2nd Edition: BBC Radio Presents: Romeo & Juliet FILMS IN THIS VIDEO: Hamlet (1990) Richard III (1955) Romeo and Juliet (1968) Romeo + Juliet (1996) Romeo & Juliet (2013) Shakespeare in Love MUSIC IN THIS VIDEO: Wolf by Joachim… Read Article →