i’ll stop making hamlet memes when i’m dead
i’ll stop making hamlet memes when i’m dead
Roméo et Juliette
Vintage post card.
Artist : Rie Cramer
Kevin R McNally (Lear) and Burt Caesar (Gloucester)
Loren O’Dair (Fool)
Kenton Thomas (Ensemble)
Anjana Vasan (Cordelia)
Kevin R McNally (Lear)
Sirine Saba (Regan)
Joshua James (Edgar)
Saskia Reeves (Kent)
The King Lear company in performance on the Globe stage.
King Lear: In Photos
King Lear is now playing in the Globe Theatre until Saturday 14 October.
Nancy Meckler brings to life the play’s tempestuous poetry with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, as the notion of familial love is questioned and torn apart in this charismatic and powerful production.
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(Image credits: Marc Brenner)
Seeing this in October. Can’t wait!
Michelle Terry is The New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe
We are thrilled to announce that Michelle Terry will be Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe from April 2018.
An Olivier Award-winning actor and writer, Michelle is well-known to the Globe’s stage, having starred as Rosalind in As You Like It (2015), as Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2013) and as the Princess of France in Love’s Labour’s Lost (2007). She also directed Richard III, King
John and As You Like It for The Complete Walk (2016), a series of short films created as part of the Globe’s celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
Michelle Terry says:
‘The work of Shakespeare is for me timeless, mythic, mysterious, vital, profoundly human and unapologetically theatrical. There are no other theatres more perfectly suited to house these plays than the pure and uniquely democratic spaces of The Globe and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. I am so proud and excited that I will be in the privileged position where I can offer artists the opportunity to come together to reclaim and rediscover not only Shakespeare, but the work of his contemporaries, alongside new work from our current writers. For us to then share those stories with an audience that demands an unparalleled honesty, clarity and bravery, is all a dream come true.’
Neil Constable, Chief Executive of Shakespeare’s Globe, says:
‘I am delighted to announce Michelle Terry as the Globe’s next Artistic Director. Audiences have loved her sparkling and intelligent performances on our stage over the years – now they will have the opportunity to see her fresh artistic vision come to life as she moves into a new phase of her impressive career. The Board and I congratulate her on her successful application, and very much look forward to working with her from April 2018.’
Michelle most recently starred as the eponymous king in Henry V at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, and as Grace in Katie Mitchell’s production of Cleansed for the National Theatre. Her other stage credits include Much Ado About Nothing, The Crucible and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Royal Shakespeare Company), All’s Well That Ends Well (National Theatre), Privacy (Donmar Warehouse) and In The Republic of Happiness (Royal Court). She won an Olivier Award for her performance in Tribes at the Royal Court in 2010 and she is an Associate Artist for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Michelle also wrote and starred in the Sky One series The Café with Ralf Little; with Rob Hastie she created My Mark, the Donmar’s ten-year project to chart the political growth of the next voting generation; most recently she co-wrote and performed Becoming: part one with Rosalie Craig at The Donmar Warehouse. Michelle trained at RADA.
The panel formed to recruit the Artistic Director Designate comprised: Neil Constable, Louise Jury, Claire van Kampen, Philip Kirkpatrick, Jamie Parker, Emma Stenning and Jenny Topper.
Le songe d’une nuit d’été par William Shakespeare
Illustré par Arthur Rackham, R. W. S.
Hachette et Cie.
“Reviens avant que le Léviathan nage une lieue.”
Such outward things dwell not in my desires:
But if it be a sin to covet honour,
I am the most offending soul alive. –King Henry V
BB Iain Glen in Henry V…
Will – Episode 1.01 – The Play’s The Thing – Promos, Promotional Photos & Press Release http://dlvr.it/PNsT31
Bottom and Titania by British artist & printmaker Sarah Young.
Twelfth Night: In photos
Twelfth Night is now playing in the Globe Theatre until Saturday 5 August.
Expect cross-dressing, hijinks and bittersweet hilarity as Emma Rice directs Shakespeare’s timeless, soulful and irrepressible comedy.
Twelfth Night will play until Saturday 5 August. Book tickets.
See who’s playing who in the cast list.
See what else is coming up in our Summer of Love.
(Image credits: Hugo Glendinning)
Still Star-Crossed – Promo, Press Release + Logos http://dlvr.it/P3vVwv
Follow the link for a trailer and synopsis. Looks rather boring to me.