October 8, 2018

In the previous installment of this blog, I talked a little about the kind of music we think of associated with performances of Shakespeare’s plays.  Pigeon Creek often uses adaptations of familiar pop songs whose lyrics are topical to the play being performed, as pre-...

June 12, 2018

August 27, 1424 - Today in the Temple Garden, Somerset & his friends were mocking me because I'm not a Duke yet...  They're saying I never will be.  If I had half a chance, I'd stab that little piss-ant...  His uncle Beaufort, the Bishop of Winchester (the King's pries...

November 7, 2017

The question of music in modern Shakespeare performances turns out to be a pretty contentious one.  Strong opinions are often expressed about the kind of music one “should” hear associated with the Bard’s works.  The proponents of using modern topical pop music argue t...

June 14, 2017

One of the questions that we hear all the time in one form or another is, “How do you remember all those lines…?”

Well I’m going to let you in on a not-so-well-kept, dirty little secret amongst Shakespeare actors –

It’s a lot of work…

Actually, it’s a piled-high...

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