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Shakespeare at the National Theatre

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Explore Shakespeare at the National Theatre in our interactive Google Cultural Institute exhibit.

Theatre historian Daniel Rosenthal curates the story of Shakespeare at the NT through eight landmark exhibitions using photographs, letters, designs sketches, reviews and interviews.

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Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Set to Premiere at TIFF 9/8 →

Looks like the universe was listening to me when I wished that this production was going to be filmed.

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#Julie Taymor  #A Midsummer Night's Dream  #stage  #live  #news  #performance 
runecestershire:hollowcrownfans:Introducing the cast of the second series of The Hollow Crown Judi Dench will play Cecily, Duchess of York, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch’s Richard III. Sophie Okonedo has been cast as Queen Margaret across all three films. Hugh Bonneville will play Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester and Sally Hawkins his wife Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester in Henry VI part 1. Keeley Hawes plays Queen Elizabeth in Henry VI part 2 and Richard III and Tom Sturridge has been cast as Henry VI in parts 1 and 2.Eeeee! This is awesome!

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hollowcrownfans:

Introducing the cast of the second series of The Hollow Crown

Judi Dench will play Cecily, Duchess of York, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch’s Richard III. Sophie Okonedo has been cast as Queen Margaret across all three films. Hugh Bonneville will play Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester and Sally Hawkins his wife Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester in Henry VI part 1. Keeley Hawes plays Queen Elizabeth in Henry VI part 2 and Richard III and Tom Sturridge has been cast as Henry VI in parts 1 and 2.

Eeeee! This is awesome!

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#richard iii  #henry vi part 1  #henry vi part 2  #reblog  #bbc  #news  #judy dench  #benedict cumberbatch  #television 
Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Вру́бел (Mikhail Alexandrowitsch Vrubel)
Гамлет и Офелия (Hamlet and Ophélie) (1884)
Русский Музей (Russian State Museum), St. Petersburg, Russia 
leprincelointain:

Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910), Hamlet & Ophélie - 1884
Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Вру́бел (Mikhail Alexandrowitsch Vrubel)
Гамлет и Офелия (Hamlet and Ophélie) (1884)
Русский Музей (Russian State Museum), St. Petersburg, Russia

leprincelointain:

Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910), Hamlet & Ophélie - 1884

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#art  #hamlet  #reblog  #Mikhail Alexandrowitsch Vrubel 
Shakespeare Unbound | Bell Shakespeare/ABC Splash →

Shakespeare Unbound is a new Bell Shakespeare initiative presented in partnership with online education portal ABC Splash, and featuring twelve free videos featuring scenes from six of Shakespeare’s most famous plays: Macbeth, Othello, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar and The Tempest. These videos are paired with 12 video commentaries from the director James Evans and cast members.

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#bell shakespeare  #video  #performance  #pedagogy  #macbeth  #hamlet  #the tempest  #othello  #julius caesar  #romeo and juliet 
The bottom photo reminds me of Romeo + Juliet.

everythingscenic:

Romeo and Juliet. Tom Scutt.

Royal Shakespeare Company, Courtyard Theatre.

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davidmorrisseyfan:

 Nash’s House: Top 10 Characters Exhibition

via @ShakespeareBT .

www.shakespeare.org.uk :

"We asked the public to vote for their favourite Shakespeare character and now you can discover who the top 10 most prized heroes, heroines and villains are!

Visit the exhibition at Nash’s House to find out more about their stories, their deeds and their often grusome ends… See our characters brought to life with humorous contemporary illustrations by Ailsa Burrows.

You will also find fun facts, an interactive quiz and a selection of 16th Century treasures on loan from the RSC Collection such as props, costumes and historical items relating to each of our top 10 characters.

Normal opening times and admission prices apply. Entry to exhibition is included in your ticket to Nash’s House.

Click here to read a review of the exhibition by Kids in Museums, an independent charity dedicated to making museums open and welcome to all famillies.”

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Ailsa Burrows illustrations:

http://elizabethroy.co.uk/illustration-galleries/ailsa-burrows-illustrator.php

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#reblog  #shakespeare  #Shakespeare Birthplace Trust  #Illustration 
BA takes Shakespeare to the sky | Travel Weekly →

"To celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th anniversary, British Airways are putting on eleven of his best loved plays via inflight audio…"

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#news  #audio  #shakespeare  #performance