Tag: William Shakespeare

Bilimankhwe Arts brings The Tempest to the UK

Bilimankhwe Arts brings The Tempest to the UK

International theatre company Bilimankhwe Arts presents their new production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by artistic director Kate Stafford and designed by Hazel Albarn, on UK tour in Autumn 2017.

Keep Reading

Advertisements
Edinburgh Festival Spotlight: Julius Caesar

Edinburgh Festival Spotlight: Julius Caesar

To find out more about Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and the spotlights, please see the introductory article.


First up in our Spotlight feature is Julius Caesar, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 14 – 26 August 2017. I caught up with actor Amanda LaBonte:

Keep Reading

Review: The Macbeths

Review: The Macbeths

How many puns can one play contain, particularly when they aren’t incorporated into the original story to begin with? Alexander Raptotasios has taken The Scottish Play, one of Shakespeare’s most well-known and much-loved works, and shoehorned in a fair few cheesy, somewhat degrading, karaoke numbers. They may be intended to add a new dimension to the tale and engender newfound empathy for the characters, but in reality, they detract from a compelling tale and cheapen both the production and company in equal measure.

Keep Reading