Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Gaby Stenberg as Titania

Gaby Stenberg, Swedish actress, as Titania in Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (film), 1944. Advertisements

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Hamlet the Hip-Hopera

We’ve seen many Shakespeare productions with a contemporary iconoclastic setting,  but this musical rather blends an entirely new language of hip hop, rap and modern speech into the bard’s. While I love Shakespeare, this also has appeal for modern audiences … Continue reading

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Henry Fuseli, Macbeth, Banquo and the Witches, 1794

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Chasseriau, Macbeth, the Apparition of Kings, 1856

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“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.” ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet

It is the Hamlet of horror roles.   —Anthony Perkins (1932-1992). After Perkins died of AIDS, his widow died in 2001. On 9/11 on Flight 11, Atta’s plane.

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