Written by Claire Hansen in Performances and Productions | 05.03.2017
When Richard, Duke of Gloucester is playing the part of a pious Christian who wishes to remain in prayer and shirk his kingly duties – all part of his scheming to nab the crown, of course – he persuades those onstage too well. Led by Buckingham, they begin to turn away.
Written by Claire Hansen in Criticism and Research | 30.01.2017
Gary Watt, Shakespeare’s Acts of Will: Law, Testament and Properties of Performance, London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016.
Written by Claire Hansen in Performances and Productions | 11.01.2017
Written by Claire Hansen in Performances and Productions | 01.10.2016
In Puck’s penultimate speech of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, he bridges the dancing frivolities of the Athenian and fairy courts with a dark vision of graveyards and hauntings:
Now the hungry lion roars,And the wolf behowls the moon,
Silver Sounds and Moody Food Conference: Theatre Music and Musicians 1575 – 1642 City of York, United Kingdom
Written by Kathryn Parker in Conference | 14.08.2016
Today's guest blogger is Kathryn Parker. Kathryn is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney.
Written by Claire Hansen in Performances and Productions | 23.05.2016
In Sport for Jove’s current production of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (directed by Damien Ryan), we are immersed in the glamorous old world of the silent film era and its ‘wild west’ genre.