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Category Archives: Exhibition

From Olivier’s dance of death to Picasso’s Quixote: the National Theatre’s poster power | Stage | The Guardian

An exhibition of highlights from the NT’s archive triggers memories of striking productions and shows how the poster imprints a play on the public’s imagination Source: From Olivier’s dance of … Continue reading

10/19/2017 · 5 Comments

Archive Exhibition Review • LAURA KNIGHT AT THE THEATRE • The Lowry Galleries • 2008

Although these two exhibitions must be appreciated independently (and indeed I think, frankly, there would seem to be no advantage in being considered together), there is a little fun to … Continue reading

12/16/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Exhibition Review • WHEN MARCEL MET MOTLEY • Chelsea College of Art & Design • 2006

Did you know that those influential stage designers Motley used to run a couture fashion house? Well, I certainly didn’t, but in 1936 – by which time they had already … Continue reading

07/04/2016 · Leave a comment

REVIEW- Shakespeare In Ten Acts | the Exhibitionologist

On one of the exhibitionologist’s first forays into exhibition reviewing, back in 2012, I found myself at an exhibition all about William Shakespeare. Hosted by the British Museum and accompa… Source: … Continue reading

04/19/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Exhibition • HODGSON’S JUVENILE DRAMA: The British Stage in Miniature 1821-1840 • Guildhall Library • 2007

A delightful exhibition of early 19th century toy theatres, scenery and characters opened last week at London’s Guildhall Library. It is devoted to the sheets published by Hodgson & Co … Continue reading

03/25/2016 · Leave a comment

By me William Shakespeare: A Life in Writing 3 Feb – 29 May 2016

Source: By me William Shakespeare Discover the stories behind key moments in Shakespeare’s life, from the birth of the Globe theatre in London to his last days in Stratford-upon-Avon 400 years ago. … Continue reading

02/28/2016 · Leave a comment

The Merry Wives of Windsor in the Royal Library | The Shakespeare blog

The story that Shakespeare wrote The Merry Wives of Windsor in response to a request from Queen Elizabeth to see Falstaff in love goes back a long way. In the … Continue reading

02/23/2016 · Leave a comment

Lost Theatre in the East End

‘A vanished theatre on the borders of Hoxton, just before demolition, photographed by William Whiffin. In 1838, a tea garden by the name of ‘the Eagle Tavern’ was put up … Continue reading

01/20/2016 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Exhibition: Ellen Terry: The Painter’s Actress (10 June to 9 November 2014) Watts Gallery, UK

Re-blogged from Kimberly Eve Musings of a Writer Watts Gallery a museum in the heart of Surrey in England is the location of this Ellen Terry exhibit. The gallery was built … Continue reading

06/05/2014 · 3 Comments

End of the Fairy Tale

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
There was a torture chamber hidden under the fairytale palaces, those vanishing flower-garlanded places where laughing, well-fed putti carry on playing long…

03/31/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive Exhibition Review • ABSOLUTISM AND REVOLUTION

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
Engraving by Le Pautre of the performance of Lully’s Alceste in the cour de marbre, the first of six fêtes, Les Divertissments…

03/20/2014 · Leave a comment