The story of the star-crossed lovers transported into our time but the spirit of the early modern era? This is what Traja Harrell does with his interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet – at least when it comes to the cast, which is all male. Else, this performance, called Juliet & Romeo, is all but … More Expressions and Impressions of JULIET & ROMEO
Some people say it’s too long, some say it’s dragging, some say it’s just “words words words.” Yes, Shakespeare’s Hamlet is long, yes, its pace is rather slow, yes, there are a lot of words. However, none of these things need to be negative, especially not when it comes to stage performances. While many directors … More Cogito, ergo sum: Thoughts on HAMLET.
Shakespeare’s sonnets are not simple 14 line poems that are only discussed in school or at universities. They also tell stories and almost have a dramatic quality. That is why putting sonnets on stage to gain a different perspective on this form of poetry is an engaging way to discover and rediscover Shakespeare. Jean … More Les Sonnets