;

Shakespeare



  • Shakespeare Wrote His Best Works During a Plague

    by Daniel Pollack-Peltzner

    The most heartening lesson from Shakespeare’s era is that the playhouses will likely survive and reopen, again and again. What plays to perform when they do?


  • Bloody Shakespeare

    by Bruce Chadwick

    "Titus Andronicus," a creepy, blood-soaked play that is rarely staged (no wonder), opened last weekend at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey at Drew University.


  • A New Macbeth Stumbles to the Top

    by Bruce Chadwick

    This play's Lady Macbeth looks and acts more like June Cleaver from the old "Leave It to Beaver" television series. She is not plotting treason and murder, but Tuesday’s Tupperware party.



  • Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France

    “First folios don’t turn up very often, and when they do, it’s usually a really chewed up, uninteresting copy. But this one is magnificent.”