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Irish Renaissance Seminar – online Sat. 21st May

24th meeting of the IRS online from University College CorkSaturday 21st May 2022 “Early modern families on the page, stage, and screen” 1.30pm          Social for postgraduates and early career researchers led by Anna...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 17 May 2022

On Social Media: Coriolanus

On 21 October 2020, Matthew Minicucci and I provided a brief introduction to the live-streamed performance of Coriolanus, produced by The Show Must Go Online and directed by Rob Myles. If you were not able to attend, the production is available free to...
From: Bite Thumbnails on 21 Oct 2020

Coriolanus (Stratford Festival) @ Stratfest@Home (webcast)

There’s a near-perfect alignment between form and content in Barry Avrich’s film of Robert LePage’s Coriolanus, originally directed for the Stratford Festival, Ontario in 2018 and now broadcast live internationally via Stratfest@Home....
From: The Bardathon on 20 May 2020

Coriolanus (RSC/Live from Stratford) @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre/Nottingham Broadway

Much was made in the pre-show paratexts for the RSC’s live broadcast of Coriolanus of the play’s contemporaneity, and at the same time the general nature of that contemporaneity. Coriolanus, as Haydn Gwynne suggested, is a play that always...
From: The Bardathon on 12 Oct 2017

Second view: Roman Tragedies (Toneelgroep Amsterdam) @ The Barbican

I last saw Roman Tragedies eight years ago, when I was a teeny and energetic PhD student for whom theatrical marathons were par for the course. The production was, at the time, one of the biggest influences on my understanding of theatre; it remains on...
From: The Bardathon on 20 Mar 2017

Shakespeare and the White House

President Obama is about to hand over to the incoming President Trump, and in the last few days an interview with Obama about the books that are important to him has been published in the New York Times. One of the authors he mentions is of course Shakespeare. ...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 19 Jan 2017

Fighting stances: The Tragedy of Coriolanus

The kid kicked at my shoes but I didn’t fall. “That’s fine,” I answered without losing my brisk pace. But he – and three or four other friends, I didn’t really slow down to take count – kept up. “That’s...
From: Shakespeare Confidential on 24 Sep 2016

Live relays and encore showings: representing the live event

Vikings, life and legend A week or so ago I attended the live relay for Vikings: life and legend, the British Museum’s current blockbuster exhibition. I expected it to consist mostly of TV historians Bettany Hughes and Michael Wood walking us round...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 2 May 2014

Coriolanus (Donmar/NT Live) @ The Broadway, Nottingham

The Hiddleston effect is a very tangible thing. As the stalwart Emma Freud reminded international audiences in what was, frankly, the most banal interval interview NT Live has yet managed (which is saying something), Tom Hiddleston was recently voted...
From: The Bardathon on 31 Jan 2014

T S Eliot and Shakespeare

  Jeremy Irons reading T S Eliot Listening to Jeremy Irons’ reading of T S Eliot’s Four Quartets on Radio 4 last weekend reminded me of the power of Eliot’s poetry. The Poetry Foundation’s website includes some information...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 24 Jan 2014

Shakespeare’s heroes on stage and screen

Simon Russell Beale in rehearsal for King Lear. Photograph by Mark Douet Shakespeare is never short of media attention, but just at the moment some of his heroes or at least his leading men, are much in the news. This week King Lear begins its previews...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 15 Jan 2014

Coriolanus, Donmar Warehouse

You want symbolism? As the stage lights go up at the Donmar’s production of Coriolanus we see a ladder extending right up to the flies and a wall graffiti’d with political protests. It’s a concise piece of staging; the ladder is the representation...
From: Parthenissa on 31 Dec 2013

Shakespeare’s mulberries: trees of history and legend

The split mulberry tree Last Sunday, 4 August 2013, one of Stratford’s mulberry trees split in two. There are many ancient mulberries in the town, principally in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s gardens, and they’re mostly propped...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 12 Aug 2013

Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele

My final day in Berlin, my sixth show at the Deutsches Theater: finally Shakespeare. And relatively rarely performed Shakespeare, too: Coriolanus, in a new translation by Andres Marber that to my mind got more right than wrong – it certainly didn’t...
From: dispositio on 18 May 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

Re-living A Year of Shakespeare

Last spring we launched A Year of Shakespeare – an energetic record and review of all 73 productions which took place in the World Shakespeare Festival. Today, those reviews, by 30 international contributors, are published as A Year of Shakespeare:...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 11 Apr 2013

Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and the bawdy court of Stratford

After reading about the government of the town in Shakespeare’s day as revealed in Mulryne’s book The Guild and Guild Buildings of Shakespeare’s Stratford I decided to find out more about a related subject, the Ecclesiastical Court which...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 23 Feb 2013

Year of Shakespeare: Coriolan/us – Shakespeare & Brecht.

National Theatre Wales (Co-produced by RSC) Dir. Mike Pearson & Mike Brookes. Hangar 858, RAF St. Athan, Vale of Glamorgan. 8-18th August 2012. Review by Harry Fox Davies, Goldsmiths, University of London. At about twenty-five past seven on a cool...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 14 Sep 2012

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