Tag Archives: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

My 12 Favorite Shakespeare Lines

A friend recently commented on my list of favorite Shakespeare plays by asking what my favorite lines from Shakespeare might be. Wow, is that an impossible task? It is even more like choosing a favorite child or grandchild than that … Continue reading

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My Advice to a Shakespeare Newbie

I made a mistake last summer. I took a good friend to his first Shakespearience ever. That wasn’t the mistake part. The mistake was taking him to Hamlet–which may be the Bard’s greatest play, but is probably not the best … Continue reading

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My Most Memorable Live Shakespeare Moments

I think I have seen every Shakespeare play performed live. I’m not 100% positive, but after a number of years of subscribing to the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (which recently completed the cycle of all 38 plays) and also attending performances … Continue reading

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A Flowery Insult

It is Monday, so it is time for another insult from Shakespeare. This week’s insult is from one of the bard’s most popular plays (to modern audiences, at least): From A Midsummer Night’s Dream: You juggler! you canker-blossom! (A Midsummer … Continue reading

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