Even though it is not related to Switzerland, I just came across these Christmas songs that are recounting some of Shakespeare’s plays. With that I wish everyone a very merry Christmas and I’m looking forward to informing you about next year’s Shakespearean events in Switzerland. See you all in 2019!
“Bubble bubble toil and trouble.” These words are not only used as part of a song in the Harry Potter movies but are uttered by the witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. It is indeed a play about toil and trouble. The witches prophesy Macbeth’s toil and trouble, from his greatness to his fall. They are the … More It is a tale told by an idiot: MACBETH
National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra Shakespeare’s notorious couple in a tragedy about power, politics and passion. After the death of Caesar, Antony (Ralph Fiennes) rules Rome. The Egyptian queen Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) falls in love with him. The two are torn between their feelings for each other and the duties of their respective empires. … More Tragic Lovers at the Pathé: Antony & Cleopatra and Roméo & Juliette