For all time

In the preface of the First Folio, Ben Jonson, who was Shakespeare’s rival poet and dramatist, wrote arguably the most famous eulogy to his late friend: ‘Soul of the age! The applause, delight, the wonder of our stage (…) He was not of an age but for all time!’ An elevating discourse on Shakespeare in … More For all time

Julius Caesar at the RSC

When announcing the 2017 summer season at the RSC, Creative Director Gregory Doran justified the choice of the Roman plays by saying that he felt we needed plays that talked to us about the issues that concern us today in the age of Trump and Brexit.  Well before Orwell’s ‘newspeak’ and the Trump administration’s ‘alternative … More Julius Caesar at the RSC

The Tempest at the RSC

In a unique partnership with Intel, the RSC decided to see what the most advanced technology could do when reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play. Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. The Imaginarium Studios created an ethereal shaped Ariel whose … More The Tempest at the RSC