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Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Hamlet’ at New City Theater and ‘Twelfth Night’ at Seattle Shakespeare Company

Mary Ewald in Hamlet

Seattle audiences have a couple of Shakespeare options these next few weeks, but only one is a cohesive theatrical experience. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Dark Aemelia’ by Sally O’Reilly

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This dark and riveting tale of love, witchcraft and passion brings the Elizabethan age to vivid life. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘King Lear’ by Seattle Shakespeare Company

Dan Kremer and Michael Winters in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of “King Lear.” Photo by John Ulman.

It's not enough for a production of 'King Lear' to be merely diverting. Read More »

Mine Eye Hath Played the Painter: Len Cariou in Video Sonnet on Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday

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New York Shakespeare Exchange is setting all of Shakespeare's sonnets one by one to short films set all around New York City. Read More »

Interview: Ian Doescher, Author of ‘The Empire Striketh Back’

empire striketh back

Ian Doescher talks about getting on his iambic pentameter. Read More »

Common Core Wars: The English Teachers Strike Back

Most English teachers are letting it be known that literature is something that they teach well and wish to continue that pattern of success. Read More »

As Gang Green Turns: Tebow and Sanchez – Ryan Knows You Can Take Only One Girl to the Prom

If Rex Ryan really wants to get to that Super Bowl and dance the final dance, he is going to have to choose a partner. Read More »

Joe Paterno – An American Tragedy

How Joe Paterno will be seen in sports history is yet to be seen, for in sports the infamous and the legendary often stand side by side. Read More »

Movie Review: Coriolanus

Ralph Fiennes makes his directorial début by bringing Shakespeare into modern times - does it work? Read More »

Theatre Review (Zichron Yaakov, Israel): A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The entire show reminded me why I became a Shakespeare addict aged 11 and then adored an early '70s romp at Sheffield, UK’s old Playhouse. Read More »