Shakespeare

1812

The art of acting and acting is old as men. Theatre emerged from myth, ritual, and ceremony. This ritual's today belongs to the history,...

2217

A classical actor knows he has arrived when he is asked to play Hamlet. Taking on the anguished Danish prince is a rite of...

1570

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, known as Hamlet, is one of the most powerful and influential Shakespeare tragedies in English literature, written...

1614

Most of theater history belongs to actors and playwrights, but in the 20th century the stage became largely the domain of the director. Visionary...

1641

Coinciding with a week of celebrations for its namesake’s 450th birthday, Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2014 season opens this week bringing a packed season of The...