What is it that people get out of Shakespeare's plays? That's as relevant a question as it ever was, given the number of updates and reimaginings of his work that show up on an almost weekly basis, not to mention the faithful restagings. Is it the stories? The flowery dialogue? The author's ability to capture a time and place that is foreign to us, yet familiar via the emotions of... More >>>
Jumping through hoops: Shakespeare's latest makeover tries its hardest to convince us that it's relevant.