The British Council has recently collaborated with the Old Vic Theatre to produce an AWESOME resource called Mix the Play, which allows you to digitally direct a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I procrastinated for about an hour on this website. Not only is it a great great great way to have fun, but it […]Read more "Mix the Play: Awesome!"
A blog entry to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare (which was officially yesterday-I was busy) from NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan, who talks about the universal impact of Shakespeare, not just the global. Check it out! http://blogs.nasa.gov/leadership/2016/04/21/where-shakespeare-meets-science/Read more "Shakespeare the Universal"
For those of you forever unsatisfied with the ending of Romeo and Juliet. http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/shakespeares-choose-your-own-adventureRead more "Shakespeare Choose Your Own Adventure"
This is a great Guardian piece. It’s an article by Andrew Dickenson, the author of the upcoming Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare’s Globe. It’ll be out next month from Bodley Head. To order a copy for £16 (RRP £20) go to bookshop.theguardian.com or call 0330 333 6846. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/sep/25/shakespeare-world-anti-apartheid-hero-nazi-favourite-bollywood?CMP=twt_books_b-gdnbooks In other news, I just bought Shakespeare in Kabul, which […]Read more "Global Shakespeare, a New Book"
For funsies! Take the 10 question quiz. I got Kate from The Taming of the Shrew. blog.oup.com/2015/09/shakespearean-heroine-quiz-female-characters/Read more "Which Shakespeare Heroine Are You?"
Reason No. 21 why sometimes the UK is better: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/music-news/9146345/Shakespeares-sonnets-set-to-music.htmlRead more "Sonnets set to music"