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Tag Archives: Romeo and Juliet

Branagh’s Romeo & Juliet, my review – The View From Sari’s World

Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth … Continue reading

07/15/2016 · 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

Archive Review • WEST SIDE STORY [world tour] • The Lowry, Salford Keys • 2008

West Side Story [Special Edition] [DVD] [1961] As he loves to remind us, Cliff Richard has been churning out hits for some 50 years now. The irrepressible “original pin-up” seems … Continue reading

05/09/2016 · Leave a comment

At Shakespeare’s Theatre In Shoreditch | Spitalfields Life

Over in Shoreditch, just a few minutes walk from Spitalfields, is the site of a seventeenth century playhouse called ‘The Theatre’ built by James Burbage in 1576, where William Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

05/01/2016 · 3 Comments

Shakespeare 400: A Shakespearean Contretemps: 1830s

AN UNREHEARSED STAGE-EFFECT. While yet a mere youth I was acting in the old city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, during the vacation of the regular theatrical season, with a portion of … Continue reading

04/23/2016 · Leave a comment

5 Easy Steps 2

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09/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • ROMEO AND JULIET • RSC @ Albery Theatre • 2004

Designer Simon Daw has provided a simple cream-coloured box for Peter Gill’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. He has decorated its flaking stucco walls with fragmented blue images of Italian … Continue reading

03/13/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • Stephen Unwin • English Touring Theatre • 2003

The Play as Written Stephen Unwin is energized by the unexpected panic of rehearsing an understudy for Juliet in his latest touring production of Romeo and Juliet. Due to open at the Oxford … Continue reading

01/28/2014 · 2 Comments