You will notice that the title of the series has changed: I’ve added another performance to the roster. I was at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, participating in the Teaching Shakespeare School, and we got a good deal on additional shows, so I got a ticket to Measure for Measure on Friday night. But… Read More Seven Plays in Eight Days: Wednesday – Romeo and Juliet
As much as I love seeing Shakespeare in High Park, I invariably leave there with a sore back. I trekked to High Park again last night, this time to see Canadian Stage’s Macbeth, with two different friends. We showed up around 7, and this time, we were forced to sit off to the side of… Read More Six Plays in Eight Days: Sunday – Macbeth
It has somehow worked out that I will be seeing 6 different Shakespeares this week – two at Shakespeare in High Park by Canadian Stage in Toronto, three via the Teaching Shakespeare School at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, and one by Shakespeare in the Ruff in Withrow Park, Toronto. I’m crazy excited. Here… Read More Six Plays in Eight Days: Saturday – Taming of the Shrew
In 2008, the RSC mounted a production of Hamlet with David Tennant as Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius. This was at the height of his run as the Doctor in the iconic Doctor Who on BBC, but I had heard of it because of my undying love for Patrick Stewart. I was late to… Read More Why David Tennant is the best Hamlet. Ever.
***NOTE: First posted in my travel blog, Rocky on the Road. On my first night in Porto, while I was walking around, I came across this poster: The poster in question Having not seen a play since I was in Manchester, and desperately craving something theatrical, I decided that I want to see this show.… Read More Medida Por Medida