Back in 2002 Eddie played Viola in this production of Shakespeare’s The Twelfth Night. What a beauty.
Start with “Thou,” pick one word from each of the columns, and you are ready with a classic put-down, thou lumpish tickle-brained pignut!
Thomas “Tres” Caffall, who police say killed two people and injured at least three more in Texas today, left a long online trail. His interests were scattered, including firearms and video games, Glenn Beck and Shakespeare.
Take the L train sometime, and you might just catch these guys bringing theater to the masses with scenes from “Romeo and Juliet.” Kids love it, too.
For goodness sake. Most of these are so cliched they set your teeth on edge.
This has Oscar nomination written all over it. Vanessa Redgrave stars as Queen Elizabeth I in this film, which explores the theory that William Shakespeare may not have written the plays and poems attributed to him. Watch Video ›
A few years back, artist Susan Herbert created a series of paintings of famous scenes and characters from William Shakespeare’s plays, reenacted with cats, and culminating in Shakespeare Cats. When does this get made into a movie?! View List ›
It’s like Sparknotes but with fewer clothes and bigger boobs. You’d have a hard time falling asleep to Shakespeare with these girls on stage. “There’s the rub,” indeed. Watch Video ›
Featuring trippy weather and Helen Mirren with a big stick. (Julie Taymor turned Prospero into a lady! She also cast Russell Brand?) Watch Video ›
FunnyTranslator.com is a website that will take any bit of text you enter and translate it up to 56 times through 56 different languages. Think of it as a giant game of telephone where the results are always nonsensical, generally hilarious, and occasionally profound. View List ›
I’m not quite ready to refudiate this whole ShakesPalin thing just yet. Here’s a selection of the very best tweets so far, since the newly anointed Bard of Wasilla made up a word and then compared herself to Shakespeare. View List ›
She’s not wrong. Palin/Shakespeare 2012! A free turkey leg and sonnet with every vote! This is going to be a fun campaign. View Image ›
Two households, both alike in dignity, just became a fan of this. View Image ›
Classically trained thespian, Brian Cox, teaches a toddler named Theo how to do Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be.” By the end, the kid ain’t bad. Watch Video ›
The humble beginnings of a sonnet about Chuck Norris: “Shall I compare thee to Chuck Norris? You can kick people in the face. Your nothing like a florist(?)” 11 more lines to go, Shakespeare, and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece. View Image ›
Christian Bale (sorry, we’re still talking about it) has got nothing on this dude, who experienced a public breakdown at the Globe Theater five centuries ago. Shakespearean theater may come and go, but actors will always be tantrum-throwing dum-dums.