The view of the river from outside the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan tents is as appealing as ever, upstaged only by the drama taking place inside.
Talent from the faculty, staff and student body at the University of Saskatchewan will play a major role at this summer's Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan festival.
Blank Verse is a series about Shakespeare in a university setting, put together by a team of roughly 50 students, graduates and friends of students of the University of British Columbia.
Saskatoon’s newest theatre company, Theatre Naught, is bringing King Lear to the stage as its first and possibly only production.
Greystone Theatre’s second play of the season is the classic historical drama Henry IV, Part 1. This play is not only a return to the works of Shakespeare (Greystone last produced Shakespeare with A Winter’s Tale in 2009) but a project long in the making for director Dwayne Brenna.
A kind of MTV-generation thinking pervades MacHomer. It’s thinking that says to make classic art (like the plays of Shakespeare) relatable to modern audiences, you should throw in some pop-culture references and, voila, you have an easily digestible version ready for the masses to consume. It seems that Canadian comedian and stage performer Rick Miller subscribes
A squad of soldiers storms a compound in the midst of an Eastern European urban landscape. The city is torn apart, blasted to pieces by mortar rounds. Bullets fly through the air and the soldiers are hesitant to move forward, but their commander urges them on into the fray. This doesn’t sound like a scene from
Was Shakespeare a fraud? No, but Anonymous, the latest film from ridiculous director Roland Emmerich decided to explore the idea anyway. After watching this film, it is puzzling to think about who exactly it was made for. The people who know the details of Shakespeare’s works are nothing but offended by the idea of this film,
There is not a shred of reason to believe anyone but William Shakespeare wrote the plays under his name. Yet because Shakespeare is considered the greatest writer in the English language, perhaps in the whole body of world literature, he is looked upon with suspicion and doubt. If Shakespeare’s contemporary Ben Johnson was hailed as