Tag Archives: Brecht
Coriolanus in Wales

Year of Shakespeare: Coriolan/us – Shakespeare & Brecht.

National Theatre Wales (Co-produced by RSC) Dir. Mike Pearson & Mike Brookes. Hangar 858, RAF St. Athan, Vale of Glamorgan. 8-18th August 2012. Review by Harry Fox Davies, Goldsmiths, University of London. At about twenty-five past seven on a cool midweek night in August I was part of a group of around three hundred people […]

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Coriolanus

Year of Shakespeare: Coriolan/us

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen. Coriolan/us, National Theatre Wales and Royal Shakespeare Company, Dir. Mike Pearson and Mike Brooks, 8 August 2012, at Hangar 858, RAF St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. By Alun Thomas, Cardiff University […]

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Julius Caeser

Year of Shakespeare: Julius Caesar at the RSC

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Julius Caesar, RSC, dir. Gregory Doran, at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, 19 July 2012 By Monika Smialkowska, University of Northumbria ‘Is this a holiday?’ (1.1.2) The question which Flavius asks of […]

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Leila and Ben

Year of Shakespeare: Macbeth: Leïla and Ben – A Bloody History

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Macbeth: Leïla & Ben – A Bloody History, Artistes Productuers Associés, dir. Lotfi Achour, Northern Stage, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 13 July 2012 By Adam Hansen, University of Northumbria Ted […]

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Titus

Year of Shakespeare: Titus Andronicus

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Titus Andronicus, Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio, Dir. Tang Shu-wing, 4 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Adele Lee, University of Greenwich Murder. Rape. Mutilation. Cannibalism. Titus Andronicus is […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Pericles

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Pericles, National Theatre of Greece, dir. Giannis Houvardas, 27 April 2012 at The Globe, London. By Stephen Purcell, University of Warwick The Globe auditorium erupted with applause as a […]

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