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Midsummer Nights Dream Team &#8211 a Shakespeare Crime Noir Graphic Novel

Midsummer Night's Dream Team – a Shakespeare Crime Noir Graphic Novel

And he is about to complete his third graphic novel this year adapting the works of Shakespeare into new innovative graphic novels all set in the nineteen seventies He began with the humdrum Finlay Macbeth, went back to London punk with The Prince Of Demark Street and now gives us The Midsummer Night's Dream Team,[...]

A Midsummer Nights Dream Review: Modern Twist Adds Doesnt Distract

A Midsummer Night's Dream Review: Modern Twist Adds, Doesn't Distract

If at least one of those things doesn't bowl you over, I'm not sure A Midsummer Night's Dream is the Shakespeare play for you Personal taste aside, the production is one of the more clever I've seen, and I've seen some pretty neat stagings of this play True, there are no living trees or nipple[...]

Shakespeare in the Park 2020: NYC Theater Series Goes Radio Play Route

Shakespeare in the Park 2020: NYC Theater Series Goes Radio Play Route

Shakespeare fans, rejoice! Summer usually ushers in with its outdoor performances, more often Shakespeare plays abound though many have had their seasons canceled because of COVID-19 safety concerns The Public Theater in New York City has found a creative solution for this, keeping both audiences and performers safe all while keeping the show free to[...]

The Sandman Audio Adapt: James McAvoy as Morpheus Leads All-Star Cast

The Sandman Audio Adapt: James McAvoy as Morpheus Leads All-Star Cast

Set to join McAvoy is Riz Ahmed as The Corinthian, Justin Vivian Bond as Desire, Arthur Darvill as William Shakespeare, Kat Dennings as Death, Taron Egerton as John Constantine, William Hope as Doctor Destiny, Josie Lawrence as Mad Hettie, Miriam Margolyes as Despair, Samantha Morton as Urania Blackwell, Bebe Neuwirth as The Siamese Cat, Andy[...]


Remembering Jonathan Miller: Comedy Pioneer, British Renaissance Man

He became an acclaimed and in-demand theatre director of John Osbourne and Shakespeare In the 1970s, he started a 40-year career of directing productions at the English National Orchestra.He was also a prolific broadcaster from the 1970s to the 2000s at the BBC He kept up his interest in Medicine and produced the acclaimed TV[...]


Elsinore a Hamlet Video Game Launches This June

Elsinore, a Hamlet Video Game, Launches This June

If you've ever wanted to play a video game adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Golden Glitch Studios is releasing exactly that in late June The game is called Elsinore and puts the player in control of Danish noblewoman and Hamlet's love-interest, Ophelia Except, unlike the Shakespearean version, this Ophelia is an active[...]

Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Finale: A Two-Parter Is Such Sweet Sorrow [PREVIEW]

'Star Trek Discovery' Season 2 Finale: A Two-Parter Is "Such Sweet Sorrow" [PREVIEW]

All Rights Reserved.[/caption] About That Goodbye The William Shakespeare quote "Parting is such sweet sorrow" - the source of the episode's title - is from Romeo and Juliet Could the source of the quote be a hint that the "parting" being discussed is the one between Burnham and Tyler (Shazad Latif)? The emotional scene between the two[...]

Sony Classics Nabs Kenneth Branaghs Return to Shakespeare All Is True

Sony Classics Nabs Kenneth Branagh's Return to Shakespeare, 'All Is True'

It's been a Stratford second since Kenneth Branagh has done Shakespeare in film form, and Sony Classics has just bought his directorial (and starring) return to the Bard, All Is True.In classic Branagh fashion, the film was directed by and will star the Brit as William Shakespeare, but this isn't a story you've seen before.Apparently, All Is True[...]

Something Rotten Review: Broadways Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

Something Rotten! Review: Broadway's Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

It's a comedic look at late 16th-century London and the rock-star status of The Bard, William Shakespeare (played here by Adam Pascal, who also played the original cast of Rent as Roger Davis).With all of London swooning at Will's every word, two playwrights:  Nick (played by Rob McClure) and Nigel Bottom (Josh Grisetti) are struggling[...]

Nick Spencer Like Shakespeare Knows What Its Like To Have Readers Turn On Him

Nick Spencer, Like Shakespeare, Knows What It's Like To Have Readers Turn On Him

William Shakespeare is a famous English playwright who produced some of the most memorable works of all time, including Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Die Hard 2, and Hamlet Nick Spencer writes Captain America and the Marvel super-mega-crossover event Secret Empire, about Captain America being a Nazi Besides the obvious similarities, such[...]

All The Worlds A Stage For No Holds Bard

All The World's A Stage For No Holds Bard

Whenever trouble was afoot in Gotham City, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne hurries over to his bust of William Shakespeare…and wait, why Shakespeare?Why not Shakespeare? I think we can agree Batman’s always been the most theatrical superhero The man needed therapy but got ninja training instead He spent a good chunk of his family fortune fashioning[...]

Shakespeare Meets A Post-Apocalyptic Manga World In Hamlet Max Theater Performance

Shakespeare Meets A Post-Apocalyptic Manga World In Hamlet Max Theater Performance

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool CorrespondentThe 75-seat Schkapf and Sacred Fools Theater in Los Angeles is hosting a limited run of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Presented by Central City, theatre actor Jacob Sidney directed Hamlet Max, which he adapted from Shakespeare’s Second Quarto The eight-member cast portrayed 16 different parts with minimal costume[...]

Kickstarter Kicks Off Fight Over Shakespeare And Lovecraft

Kickstarter Kicks Off Fight Over Shakespeare And Lovecraft

Recently, Bleeding Cool ran a piece on a Kickstarter for a comic book Prospero's Price.It has now been suspended by Kickstarter pending a copyright claim from author DR O'Brien, which reads, Description of copyrighted material: Shakespeare v Lovecraft, a horror comedy novel, was originally published in 2012 by Amazon It featured prominently on many genre sites,[...]


BBCs Hollow Crown Trailer Is A Grand Actor Circle Jerk&#8230

BBC's Hollow Crown Trailer Is A Grand Actor Circle Jerk…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4N9-4vhYVU[/youtube] This is a bit "fuck you, Game Of Thrones", this is how we do it, don't you think? Forget the Starks and the Lanasters, it's time for the Yorks and the Lancasters and the War Of The Roses… BBC2 are adapting Richard II, Henry IV Part 1 and 2, and Henry V. Everyone is […]

VIDEO: Stan Lee Reads Aloud Shakespeare For Romeo And Juliet: The War Trailer

VIDEO: Stan Lee Reads Aloud Shakespeare, For Romeo And Juliet: The War Trailer

And he does read a mean ShakespeareSo here's a video trailer of the comic, written by Max Work and painted by Skan Srisuwan, and Stan Lee talking us through it all Take it away, Stan![youtube]http://www.youtube.com/embed/055c9Gic_g0[/youtube]We're not exactly what role Stan Lee actually has in the creation of 1821's sci-fi comic Romeo And Juliet: The[...]