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Falstaff

Year of Shakespeare: Falstaff

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.   Falstaff, by Guiseppe Verdi, dir. Robert Carson, 23 May 2012, 7.30PM, at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. By Dave Paxton, Shakespeare Institute After an absence of about three years, I returned […]

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The Green Eyed Monster

The Winter’s Tale rejoins the rep at the RSC this week and this afternoon I will teach a class on it for visiting Midwestern university. For those of you unfamiliar with the story it is about King Leontes who is suddenly struck down with jealousy for his long time friend the king of Bohemia, Polixenes. […]

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