Posts tagged ‘shakespeare’

Shakespeare’s Theatre Found Amongst Flurry of Confusing Headlines

Today I followed a link and found this story on the BBC website. It’s entitled “Shakespeare’s first theatre found”, and refers to the discovery of the…

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Globe Theatres: Past, Present and Virtual

In several recent talks, I’ve opened with a story about the De Witt sketch. It’s a depiction, in 1596, of the stage of London’s Swan Theatre.…

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44 Fascinating Things You Probably Don’t Know About Shakespeare

I recently finished Peter Ackroyd’s 592-page biography of William Shakespeare. I won’t lie to you–it was a bit of a slog. Ackroyd doesn’t leave anything out.…

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Hamlet on YouTube

I was looking at something on YouTube the other day (maybe it was this animated project from Bud.TV), and noticed a so-called “Director Video” (I gather…

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