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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Lee Wilkof and Michael Mulheren, recreating their delightful performance from the 1999 Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me Kate (an adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew).

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Reviewsday: Branagh’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

Recently I caught The Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2014 production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, a delightful Edwardian adaptation of Shakespeare’s play (and will review it soon on this blog). So I thought on this “Reviewsday” (see what I did there?) I would post a review … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Take All My Loves

I was so transfixed and transported by Rufus Wainwright’s performance of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 29 (“When In Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes”) in the RSC’s Shakespeare Live show in honor of the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare’s death that the … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Shakespeare Songs

I am no classical music aficionado, though I do love me some Neil Diamond at times (that’s a joke, son). Still, I was impressed with Ian Bostridge’s performance (accompanied by Sir Antonio Pappano) of Finzi’s “Come Away Death” from Twelfth … Continue reading

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