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Lear - Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Lear – Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

‘The weight of this sad time we must obey: Speak what we feel not what we aught to say’ – Act V, Scene III Lear, a single mother of three, slips into madness after ill treatment from her daughters. Set over one night, the play explores family, love, mental health, and the experience of the human condition. Location: St Stephen’s Church Hall Tuesday 23rd July 7.30pm Wednesday 24th July 7.30pm… Read Article →

Act 1, Scene 1 | Titus Andronicus | Royal Shakespeare Company

Act 1, Scene 1 | Titus Andronicus | Royal Shakespeare Company

Tamora (played by Nia Gwynne) pleads for Titus (David Troughton) to show mercy to her son. Titus Andronicus plays at the Barbican Theatre in London from 7 December 2017 to 19 January 2018. I given you the noblest that survives the eldest son of this distress earth Queen Thank Roman brethren gracious Conqueror victorious Titus through the tears I shed a mother's tears in passion for her son and if… Read Article →

Shakespeare Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds

Shakespeare Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds

Sonnet 116, by Shakespeare; read by Jamie Muffett. sonnet 116 let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments love is not love which alters when it alteration finds or bends with the remover to remove oh no it is an ever-fixed mark that looks on tempests and is never shaken it is the star to every wandering bark whose Worth's unknown although his height be taken love's… Read Article →

Shakespeare classic gets South Asian twist in new adaptation

Shakespeare classic gets South Asian twist in new adaptation

An adaptation of the Shakespeare classic ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ gives the play a South Asian twist. Put on by B.C.’s Bard on the Beach, this version is set in 1947 India at the cusp of Indian independence from the colonizing British. Organizers hope that a more inclusive theatre experience might attract different audiences. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC… Read Article →

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

Often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world literature. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose plays—written in the late 16th and early 17th centuries for a small repertory theatre—are now performed and read more often and in more countries than ever before. MORE — ~~~ Encyclopaedia Britannica… Read Article →

Winter Sleep – Shakespeare Scene

Winter Sleep – Shakespeare Scene

The Shakespeare scene from Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s movie Winter Sleep – winner of the Palme d’Or at 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Subscribe to Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Follow NBC Film on Twitter: Like NBC Film on Facebook: Winter Sleep (Kış Uykusu) is a 2014 Turkish drama film directed by famous Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. The story set in Anatolia and examines the significant divide between the rich and the poor… Read Article →

William Shakespeare, por Leandro Karnal

William Shakespeare, por Leandro Karnal

Depoimento concedido a Professora Liana Leão (UFPR) bem nós estamos aqui pra falar do grande ímã shakespeare este ano 2016 temos os 400 anos da morte dele provavelmente a 23 de abril de 1616 por tradição a gente disse que shakespeare nasceu a 23 de abril também apesar da impossibilidade dessas coisas com firmeza personagem sobre o qual nós temos poucas coisas poucos documentos poucas assinaturas as biografias de sheik… Read Article →

Shakespeare's Stages

Shakespeare's Stages

Actor Michael Pennington discusses the direct effect on Shakespeare’s writing on the theatres he wrote for, so different from ours. A lecture by Michael Pennington, Actor and Founder of the English Shakespeare Company 6 November 2018 Leading actor and Shakespeare scholar Michael Pennington discusses the direct effect on the dramatist’s writing of the theatres he wrote for, so different from ours. From cinematic intimacy to heroic spaciousness, his plays reflect… Read Article →

Patrick Stewart doing Shakespeare in 1969

Patrick Stewart doing Shakespeare in 1969

From Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation, episode 6 how long with a man lie in the earth ere he rocked in faith if he be not rotten before he die as we have many Pocky courses nowadays as will scarce older lying in Oh last year eight year nine year a tenner will last your nine-year why he more than another why say hi this so 10 with his traders will keep… Read Article →

My Mistress' Eyes by Shakespeare

My Mistress' Eyes by Shakespeare

Professor explains the poem’s meaning and structure of Shakespeare’s sonnet 130 –Like Rebecca? Her book of poems, first published by Pecan Grove Press of St. Mary’s University, is now in an e-edition here: Hi, I'm Rebecca Balcarcel, and I love Shakespeare,so I'm so excited to share today his sonnet, "My Mistress's Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun." This is a love poem, andon top of that it's a love poem… Read Article →