Performing Shakespeare can save children’s lives. That is the persuasive argument of Alex Rotaru’s documentary “Shakespeare High,” an inspiring, if too short and overcrowded, examination of the competition among high schools at the 90th annual Drama Teachers Association of Southern California Shakespeare Festival.
When you think of Shakespeare, you immediately think: bluegrass music. And when you think of bluegrass, you immediately think: Steve Martin. And if you don’t think those things, you might at least be more inclined to connect those dots after this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park season, for which Mr. Martin will compose original music for its production of “As You Like It,” the Public Theater said on Thursday…
Behind the scene photos from the set of the new film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. I’m sure there will be a lot more information and photos coming out in the next few months. The cast looks…interesting.
Twitter is all aflutter with this news. Makes me want to hop on a plane to London! If Twelfth Night hasn’t sold out already (because, honestly, Mark Rylance as Olivia!! = amazing), it surely will now! But yes, Stephen Fry as Malvolio! Superb casting choice!! Can’t wait to see him in those hideous yellow stockings.