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#YouToo, Helena?: All’s Well That Ends Well and Sexual Consent

By Kelsey Ridge, The Shakespeare Institute Helena and Count Bertram before the King of France by Francis Wheatley, 1793 There are many questions inspired by Shakespeare’s problem play of dubious decision-making, All’s Well That End’s...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 13 Feb 2018

Much Ado and All’s Well at the Lir

Two Shakespeare plays will shortly be performed at the Lir, the National Academy of Dramatic Art: Much Ado About Nothing CLAUDIO LOVES HERO. BEATRICE HATES BENEDICK. LEONATA LOVES BOOZE. AND NOBODY LOVES DON JOHN. On the terrace of a Mediterranean...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 22 May 2017

Mothers of self-invention

I issued the usual complaint to my wife: “I don’t know what to write about.” Henry VIII was in the books but no inspiration was coming to me. I had come down with a bad case of PPMD: Post-play Moping Disorder. Symptoms include: writer’s...
From: Shakespeare Confidential on 14 Mar 2017

Through the pint glass: All’s Well That Ends Well

Of course, I decided to pick a fight the last night he was in town. My brother and I were at John Morrissey’s, a divey local not even a block from my house. It serves the cheapest Guinness I’ve yet found in Dublin. He’d been in town...
From: Shakespeare Confidential on 8 Sep 2016

All’s Well That Ends Well @ShakespeareatTF – A Review

A review by Thomas Tyrrell (Cardiff University) During a lecture on the medieval sources of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, Professor Elizabeth Archibald digressed so far as to recommend the current production at the Tobacco Factory...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 1 May 2016

All’s Well That Ends Well at the RSC

Alex Waldmann as Bertram, Charlotte Cornwell as the Countess High summer in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the RST the season is in full swing. Three Shakespeare productions are running in the main theatre, and on Thursday it was possible to see two plays...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 17 Aug 2013

Picture of the Month

According to Professor Jonathan Bate, “All’s Well that Ends Well is one of Shakespeare’s least performed and least loved comedies. This “problem” comedy has often been linked with three other plays that Shakespeare wrote in the early 1600s at...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 30 Jul 2013

Tales from the Reading Room – Episode 37

  Readers in the Reading Room   In recent weeks the Reading Room has been buzzing with activity, it is exciting that despite the temptation to sit out in the sun, eat ice cream and sunbathe by the river, our readers have been resisting and have...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 15 Jul 2013

The Plays We Overlook: All’s Well That Ends Well

Ian Richardson as General Burgoyne in The Devil’s Disciple (1987) Of the three “problem plays,” Troilus and Cressida and Measure for Measure, with their dark cynicism about sex and politics, seem finally to be coming into their own in our darkly...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 15 Apr 2013

How did they (create locations) in All’s Well That Ends Well

  The Rose Theatre All’s Well That Ends Well may seem like a simple enough play to stage. It is based upon exotic locations like The Tempest, and it does not require any elaborate representation of the outdoors like As You Like It or A Midsummer...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 3 Oct 2012

All the world’s a cinema

A scene from Doctor Faustus Summer’s drawing to a close, but there are still lots of Shakespeare treats to enjoy, though not perhaps out of doors. No matter where you live, your local cinema may be able to provide you with a fix of stage performance. Shakespeare’s...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 19 Sep 2012

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