Happy 450th Birthday, Shakespeare!

Thank you for giving me more excruciatingly dull evenings in the theatre than any other playwright. … Read more »

Channing Tatum In A Shakespeare Movie

Don’t worry: he’s not playing Hamlet — yet. But did you know that his 2006 flick, … Read more »

There’s Nothing Wrong With Boredom

Do you find operas like “Parsifal” (pictured) tedious? Do bits of Shakespeare send you right off … Read more »

“Twelfth Night” On Broadway: A Mild Dissent

I don’t fully partake of the heaping helpings of pre-Thanksgiving praise plopped by critics on the … Read more »

“Midsummer Night’s Dream”: My FT Review

The Financial Times has published my review of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the Julie Taymor production … Read more »

The New Poster For “Much Ado”

The poster for Joss “Avengers” Whedon‘s upcoming version of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” makes me … Read more »

Body Of Richard III Found In Britain

The body of Richard III, slain at the battle of Bosworth in 1485 and classed as … Read more »