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Bronze statue of a Greek actor in female dress

Bronze statue of a Greek actor in female dress

Greek Tragedy seems to be in the air!

Having just played Clytemnestra in a modern adaptation, ‘A Winter’s Oresteia’, I was delighted to see this article about the multitude of Greek plays currently being produced, which also points out that these ancient pieces provide actresses with strong roles…

Shakespeare and the Greeks | The Shakespeare blog

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Shakespeare comes to a cinema near you!

Shakespeare comes to a cinema near you!

Sharing my joy at all the screened Shakespeare (with some fine actors and directors) coming up, here are a few links to check out:-

And there’s a ‘digital theatre project’ to explore as well, presented by the RSC and Google+… Midsummer Night’s Dreaming.

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There are important discussions ongoing at the moment regarding culture/the arts and state economics; here is one article that also links through to a piece by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr of the National Theatre:

Shakespeare and the case for subsidy | The Shakespeare blog

Pippa Nixon and Alex Waldmann in the RSC’s As You Like It. Photo by Keith Pattison

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