Mistaken identities, romantic entanglements, mischief-makers, and clowns, it’s easy to see hints of Shakespeare in Goldsmith’s raucous 18th Century hit She Stoops to Conquer, but you may not know the backstory to this play that some consider the savior of the English stage. City vs. countryside, men vs. women, rich vs. poor. She Stoops to […]
We can’t blame you if you’re not familiar with All’s Well That Ends Well. It’s a play that mixes light and dark, joy and melancholy. It uses of fairy tale conventions, but gives them a twist. Here are a few pointers to help acquaint you better with the play.
Not familiar with George Bernard Shaw’s comedy Arms and the Man? Don’t worry, we’re here to set you at ease with some fun facts about the show.
With a plot that’s easy to follow and a gallery of broad humorous characters, The Merry Wives of Windsor is an audience favorite. Don’t know it? Don’t worry, you’re in for a treat! Want to know a bit more about the play? Then we’re here to help shine a light on this popular comedy of small town mischief.
Family betrayal, sibling rivalry, greed, insanity, bloody violent acts, and estate planning. What’s not to like about King Lear? If this is your first go around with Shakespeare’s famous and popular tragedy or if you just want a brush up to know your Kents from your Cornwalls then we’re here to help out.
The most Roman of Shakespeare’s Roman plays, Julius Caesar is a ghost story, a murder mystery, and a political thriller all wrapped up in a taut package of 16 scenes. Studying the play in school is different than seeing in live. We’ve dug up some juicy morsels about the play that you may not have learned in the classroom.
Not just a rom-com, Much Ado About Nothing is filled with intriguing subplots, villains, kooky characters, and some of the wittiest dialogue ever heard on the stage. There’s lots to like and lots to learn and we’re here to help you dive right in.
A classic hero’s epic, Pericles is chock-a-block full of adventure. Music and marriages, heart-break and hilarity fill the stage. If you’ve never seen the play before…don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are handy tidbits to make you feel like you were right there on the ship with Pericles himself.
Tracking all the power players in the in the royal realm can be a bit confusing. We let you know who is important to know about and what to follow in our guide to Bring Down the House – an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy.
Do you know your Yorks from your Lancasters? We’ve found some really fun ways to get ready for Bring Down the House, and you’ll be able to impress your friends with your royal knowledge.