Tag Archives: Globe Theater

Reviewsday: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders

I’m not sure how I happened upon Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders, but I’m glad I did. Advertisements

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Reviewsday: The Globe’s All’s Well

London’s Globe Theater’s performances of Shakespeare’s plays are the gold standard, even when staging All’s Well That Ends Well, one of Shakespeare’s most dramatically difficult and less popular plays. To modern audiences, the play is confusing and even disturbing. Helena’s … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: The Globe Theater’s Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew can be a problematic play for modern audiences. Shakespeare drew the outlines of the story from an earlier (and more misogynistic) play and stretched conventions as much as the customs and expectations of his … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shakespeare Performances

I am not a Shakespeare scholar, but I have read every Shakespeare play (most of them many times) and seen each performed at least once (on stage, television, or as a movie). I make no pretense of being an expert … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Will & Me

I am a sucker for books about Shakespeare, and almost always devour them alacrity, so I was excited to read Dominic Dromgoole’s memoir, Will & Me: How Shakespeare Took Over My Life.

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