Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Hytner’

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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Some very fine words indeed, including …

The actors I value most are those who speak Shakespeare as if it is their first language. They are aware of the rhetorical and rhythmic substructure of the text, but have no wish to reveal it for its own sake.

via Nicholas Hytner: With Shakespeare, the play is just a starting point | Culture | The Guardian.

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