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Coriolanus at the Royal Shakespeare Company

By Andrew Brown, Yale University Blog Post 2: Coriolanus at the Royal Shakespeare Company Andrew Brown is a Ph.D. student at Yale and was one of the recipients of a Sir Stanley Wells Shakespeare Studentship, via the American Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. The award meant he could work in the archives and libraries in […]

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Ian Richardson as Bertram

The Plays We Overlook: All’s Well That Ends Well

Of the three “problem plays,” Troilus and Cressida and Measure for Measure, with their dark cynicism about sex and politics, seem finally to be coming into their own in our darkly cynical time. Not so All’s Well That Ends Well. All’s Well has been called the comic version of Coriolanus; if nothing else, these are […]

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Re-living A Year of Shakespeare

Last spring we launched A Year of Shakespeare – an energetic record and review of all 73 productions which took place in the World Shakespeare Festival. Today, those reviews, by 30 international contributors, are published as A Year of Shakespeare: Re-living the World Shakespeare Festival. It’s well illustrated and represents another innovation from Bloomsbury publishing […]

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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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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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there will be blood!

How did they (create stage blood) in Coriolanus

Here we see behind the scenes of a recent version of Coriolanus made for film – the write up that I took the image from  promises that ‘there will be blood!’ (and there certainly was). But was there on Shakespeare’s stage? You may think that blood was likely to be like the horses and the […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Coriolanus

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.   Coriolanus, Chiten Theatre Company, Dir. Motoi Miura, 21 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Adele Lee, University of Greenwich It might be assumed that a Japanese theatre company performing Coriolanus would […]

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Year of Shakespeare: As You Like It

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.   As You Like It, Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre (Georgian), dir. by Levan Tsuladze, 18 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Georgie Lucas, Shakespeare Institute My first thought was that the Marjanishvili […]

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Coriolanus in Conversation

It was a full cinema. Any new Shakespeare film is bound to be an interesting cultural moment. And this one stars Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave (in her first Shakespearian film role). Last evening The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, in partnership with The Stratford Picture House, shared a premiere showing of Coriolanus on the eve of […]

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