Many of us know the history of Macbeth, but few people really ponder the life of the real Macbeth. Were they to do so, they may come across a number of historical inaccuracies in Shakespeare’s play. Here we will consider some of them to shed light on real events that… Read more“6 Historical Inaccuracies Found In Shakespeare’s Macbeth”
Many people think of William Shakespeare as the greatest creative writer in the history of English literature (though there are a number of other candidates), and there is good reason for that. His influence on subsequent writers – not only English writers – is far-reaching and profound.
Guest author bio: Jessica Vainer is a freelance writer, who worked as a magazine editor for 3 years. Most of all she likes fantasy and detectives. Her life position is that she believes that everything you did to other people comes back to you.
The late sixteenth century is still considered to be one of those golden ages for playwrights. This was, after all, a time when entertainment was one of the most important distractions out there from surviving day to day. Indeed, the foremost form of entertainment for the masses was to go… Read more“The Key Writing Characteristics of Shakespeare’s Era”
The relevance of this subject is that the real blossoming of the sonnet was in the works of Frank Petrarch well before William Shakespeare’s time. But if the Italian poet wrote sonnets mainly about love, his followers filled them with deep philosophical content.
The Globe Theatre in London has been linked with Shakespeare through 400 years and three buildings. On this page we’ve picked out the top, verified facts about The Globe Theatre. Elsewhere on NoSweatShakespeare we give an overview of life at The Globe Theatre in Shakespeare’s time, and paint a picture of the entertainment available… Read more“Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Facts”
There’s no place like home. And the touring production of “Wicked” has apparently found one in Cleveland.
Orlando Shakes: How did you get into theater and acting?
A Connecticut theater that was known for its Shakespearean productions and where Oscar-winning actors once took their bows was reduced to a smoldering mound of mangled steel after a fire early on Sunday morning, officials said.
High on a shelf in Ali Stroker’s Broadway dressing room sits a Barbie in a box. But it’s not just any Barbie — it’s a doctored doll, refashioned as a farmgirl in a wheelchair.