Tag Archives: Hamlet

Bit player

Via John Podhoretz in The Weekly Standard. With apologies to my thespian friends: There’s a great joke about acting. One actor says to another actor, “Hey, I just got cast in Hamlet.” The other actor says, “I know this is … Continue reading

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Transatlantic Bard

Terry Teachout, in Commentary, on an anthology celebrating the Shakespearean tradition in the US: Among the most prescient pieces in “Shakespeare in America” is a 1947 essay by the actor-producer Maurice Evans about the abridged “G.I. Hamlet” he mounted and … Continue reading

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