Leave it to Sesame Street to spoof “The Hunger Games.” Awesome.
"Shakespeare with puppets" may sound like a kiddie gimmick, but the Bristol Old Vic’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, now at the Broad Stage, should not be so easily dismissed. The mortal characters are purely human, while the fairy characters are portrayed using masks and puppets created by South Africa -…
You probably morphed from one to another at various stages of your college career. Bonus points if you were several at once!
I’m #8 and #21. —Kim
Ian McEwan on His Writing Process
Here’s a little story I wrote for The L.A. Times about finding love in Los Angeles, Jane-Austen-style. — Amy
We rated the 50 best young adult novel-to-film adaptations of all time, from ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Twilight’ and beyond.
I definitely agree with #1 and #2 in these rankings, but The Spectacular Now as #3? Of ALL TIME? No.
ISC’s ROMEO & JULIET
by William Shakespeare
Opens April 4
Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00
A Bristol graphic designer who was ripped off by an internet seller has turned to Shakespeare to get his revenge. Edd Joseph, 24, who lives in the city with his girlfriend, was furious when he bought…
Here’s a photo of us with our fearless leader, Merit Press editor (and bestselling author) Jacquelyn Mitchard (center) and fellow Merit Press author Christine Kohler (right), who’s written a terrific novel called No Surrender Soldier. Had a great time hanging out with them in Tucson for the Festival of Books!
Had an amazing time selling our books and handing out hilarious Shakespeare insults at the Tucson Festival of Books! (Nothing to beware THIS Ides of March…) Thanks to everyone who dropped by to see us!
We love this photo by our friend, illustrator Ann Shen.
I actually love their solution to the “Hero problem” for this mod re-imagining of “Much Ado About Nothing.”
Crafting “Shakespeare Insult Quills” to distribute this weekend at the Tucson Festival of Books! We’ll be at the Children’s Pavilion on Saturday from 2-4 p.m.
Happy Anniversary to the ‘real’ Romeo and Juliet!
A “Romeo Montocchio” and a “Juliet Capelletto” (on whom Shakespeare may have based his play) were married on this date, March 11, 1302, in Citadella, Italy.