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Kenneth Branagh unveils new theatre company in London

Kenneth Branagh unveils new theatre company in London

BBC News on 17 April 2015 Sir Kenneth Branagh is setting up a theatre company, with Dame Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and Lily James among stars set to perform in a season of plays. The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company will take up residency at London’s Garrick Theatre for a year in October. The Cinderella director said he wanted “to have […]

April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Actors, Theaters
Some Very Tipsy Shakespeare On Tap in Boston

Some Very Tipsy Shakespeare On Tap in Boston

By Jeremy D. Goodwin for WBUR’s The Artery, 18 April 2015 No matter what your own nightlife proclivities may be, it’s not that difficult on any given night to encounter a drunk person in Greater Boston. If all else fails, just try riding the Green Line inbound right after a game at Fenway Park. So what, exactly, is so funny about […]

April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Actors, Reviews, Theaters
Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh by Stanley Wells, book review

Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh by Stanley Wells, book review

By Nicholas de Jongh for The Independent, 16 April 2015 . . . Wells, an indefatigable Shakespeare scholar and theatre-goer, now in his mid eighties, here takes a brisk, fascinating theatrical voyage through more than four centuries, to capture the lives and glorious playing times of almost 40 famous, mainly British actors, from first Elizabethan Richard Burbage to second Elizabethan Kenneth […]

April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Actors, Reviews
Skype meets theatre in a Syrian twist on Romeo and Juliet

Skype meets theatre in a Syrian twist on Romeo and Juliet

By AFP for hindustantimes.com, 6 April 2015 Mixing traditional theatre with modern technology, a new Syrian version of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” is offering a unique twist on the classic love story. Romeo is a young Syrian refugee in Jordan, and his beloved is trapped in the region of Homs — their only means of communication through Skype and other online […]

April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Actors, Featured, Global, Theaters
‘I learn my Shakespeare lines using illustrations’

‘I learn my Shakespeare lines using illustrations’

Lloyd Everitt as told to Joel Lewin, FT Magazine, 13 March 2015 Actor Lloyd Everitt, who is dyslexic, draws images to help memorise a script and overcome his fear The idea of illustrating scripts came out of a highly pressurised situation when I had to learn 11 pages of Shakespeare dialogue for an audition. I kept going over and over […]

March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Actors