From the Karp sisters three we have a wonderful reading of Shakespeare’s sonnets for Valentine’s Day. By design we have avoided the better known poems, and each reads ten. We begin with Ariana,
Not unlike the original instrument movement in classical music (no more playing a Haydn symphony with 100 piece orchestra), many companies are experimenting with using original pronunciation (O.P.) in Shakespeare’s plays. David and Ben Crystal give a good introduction here:
Ely Phan is a Chicago-based maker of theatre, music, & lattes, with deep roots in Madison, Wisconsin. In work, Phan tries to center the stories and voices of unlikely heroes with complex intersections of identity. These songs are a
Meet the Macbeths! Odd though it may seem, we actually see more of their shared, private, married lives than perhaps any other couple in all of Shakespeare’s work. Mrs. Lear? No mention. Othello & Desdemona? They spend one night together.
Much of twentieth century Shakespeare scholarship was devoted to arguments as to which was the better source for modern editions – the quartos or the First Folio, published in 1623, some seven years after his death. The Folio contains 36
If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well It were done quickly: —Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 7 Of course, we are never done with Shakespeare. Fermat’s began life as a Shakespeare company (The Merchant of Venice in 2013
William Shakespeare’s Troilus & Cressida Cast Achilles – Bryan Metrish Aeneas – Ari Pollack Ajax – Cricket Agamemnon/Andromache – Isabella Virrueta Cassandra/Diomedes – Daisy Forrester Cressida – Michael Fleischman Hector – Greg Hudson Helen – Alex Roller Musician – Jonas Mirbeth Nestor/Priam –
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Cast Antonio / Old Gobbo: Alex Hancock Solanio: Bryan Metrish Salerio: Nick Barovic-Hancock Bassanio: Ely Phan Gratiano: Patrick Reed Lorenzo: Bryan Royston Portia: Greer DuBois Nerissa / Launcelet: Mya Kahler Shylock: David Simmons