To whet your appetites for our forthcoming trip, where’s a sneak peek (or should I say eavesdrop) into the music for the production of Twelfth Night we shall be attending… http://[soundcloud url= »https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322737193″ params= »color=c7d301″ width= »100% » height= »166″ iframe= »true » /] Do not forget that « these boots are made for walking », so bring along comfortable shoes, I have planned […]
Rory Kinnear was an inspired Iago; here, he reflects on playing Hamlet at the National Theatre:[soundcloud url= »https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/82072256″ params= »auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true » width= »100% » height= »450″ iframe= »true » /]
Apparently, this question is worth lots of ink (and maybe that’s why he chose in inky cloak, since black as we all know, is the slimming color of choice!). At any rate, this article from Slate makes for fun reading and includes many previously unseen (by me!) pictures of earlier Hamlets, including our very own […]
This year, Shakespeare has the place of honor in Toulouse. Indeed, there are no less than four of his works on stage. Le théâtre du Pavé (cost : 8-9 euros and even 6 if you buy a book of 3 tickets) : 23sept.-3oct. : Romeo et Juliette http://www.theatredupave.org/wordpress/event/romeo-et-juliette/ Odyssud (cost : 16 euros) 11-14 november […]
Preparing for class can lead one to several strange places, such as this rather unusual reworking of that fraught couple’s relationship….
Benedict Cumberbatch, the famed British actor who seems to delight in taking on the part of cerebral introverts (Sherlock Holmes, Alan Turing…) is tackling a new challenge this fall as he adds his name to the impressive roster of actors who played Hamlet. Setting his steps in those of Laurence Olivier or, more recently, Jude […]