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Shakespeare's Language by Frank Kermode

The late Frank Kermode was a literary critic who didn’t opt for the easy. In Shakespeare’s Language, he does something that surprisingly few serious but mainstream studies had done before: he looks at the poet’s words and explains what they mean and how Shakespeare’s use of them developed over his career. 321 more words


Love and "Much Ado About Nothing"

For today’s post, enjoy this post I wrote for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust about the nature of love and courtship in “Much Ado About Nothing.”




Much Ado About Nothing - Oddsocks Open Air Theatre

On Sunday evening we strolled down to a performance of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing performed by the brilliant Oddsocks cast in a beautiful castle setting. 158 more words

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil.

First off, let’s take a moment to pay homage to one of my favorite movies ‘Dazed and Confused’. I love this movie. It is one of my favorites and if you can’t randomly identify or throw out quotes from this example of fine cinematic greatness, then you probably shouldn’t be my friend. 771 more words

The Writing Process

Undeniable Signs of Summer

A few weeks ago, right around the beginning of June, I noticed this social media trend of people welcoming summer. To many, it would seem, the first of June marks the start of the season. 790 more words

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Does the audience mind about repeats?

I recently asked an author to revise a script before we would publish it.  The reviewer had liked the play, but felt that the same plot device had been used too many times.  478 more words


A Knockout from the Theatre to the Screen!

The incredible stage and screen talents of Scandinavian actor Alex Luukkonen have moved audiences to laughs and tears on three continents, and his latest projects are without a doubt some of his most ambitious to date. 564 more words