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Gerard Manley Hopkins and Shakespeare

27 June 2017

Hopkins, Gerard Manley. The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Ed. W. H Gardner and N. H. MacKenzie. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970. I recently had occasion...

King Lear at the Guthrie in 2017

26 June 2017

King Lear. Dir. Joseph Haj. Perf. Nathan Barlow, Thomas Brazzle, Shá Cage, Sun Mee Chomet, J. C. Cutler, and Nathaniel Fuller. Guthrie Theatre Company. Minneapolis. 11 February—2...

Book Note: Year of the King

23 June 2017

Sher, Antony. Year of the King: An Actor's Diary and Sketchbook. London: Nick Hern, 2004.I've had this book around for awhile, but I only got around to it recently. It's Antony...

Public Service Announcement: Do Not Attend the Great River Shakespeare Festival

22 June 2017

Richard III. Dir. Doug Scholz-Carlson. Perf. Caroline Amos, Benjamin Boucvalt, Christopher Gerson, Alex Givens, Stephanie Lambourn, Katie LeSuer, Melissa Maxwell, Duncan McIntyre, Christopher...