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image by Emma Vieceli of the dig for Richard's remains

The Plays We Overlook: Henry VI, Part Three

The discovery of skeletal remains in a Leicester car park that may be those of King Richard III makes a new view of King Henry VI Part Three especially timely. For this is the play in which Richard comes on like an express train. The first words of Richard III are deservedly among the most […]

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Lit Moon Theatre Company's 'Henry VI Part 3': Clifford and Rutland

‘Henry VI Part 3’ in Santa Barbara

I recently had the pleasure of working as an advisor for a production of Henry VI Part Three by the Lit Moon Theatre Company, directed by John Blondell, in Santa Barbara, California. This production partly represented a run-up for Blondell with his home company in preparation for the production he will direct with the Bitola […]

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Qaddafi's daughter's sofa

What’s up with Qaddafi and Shakespeare?

What was up with Qaddafi and Shakespeare? Defiant and delusional until the end, Muammer Qaddafi showed no incertitude about his right to hold power in Libya, no matter how many people he killed in the process. Perhaps like Richard III he felt he was ‘so far in blood that sin will pluck on sin’. Stuart […]

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