shakespeare Articles

Review: As You Like It

Review: As You Like It

Harriet Cummings reviews As You Like It at the Lowry
All the world’s a stage at the Lowry

All the world’s a stage at the Lowry

An all-Northern adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It is playing at the Lowry next week
The Tragedy of Macbeth: Joel Coen avoids tragedy in this masterful reimagining

The Tragedy of Macbeth: Joel Coen avoids tragedy in this masterful reimagining

Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth is an aesthetic dream that artfully shakes up the Shakespeare cliches of the last decade and offers something truly unique.
As overrated as Shakespeare himself? Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

As overrated as Shakespeare himself? Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Does Hamnet, the prize-winning novel by Maggie O’Farrell, deserve all the praise?
Shakespeare in virtual reality: is this the future of theatre?

Shakespeare in virtual reality: is this the future of theatre?

The Royal Shakespeare Company is launching an interactive, online play using the latest in gaming technology, based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Lose yourself in music again with James Bay live at The Globe

Lose yourself in music again with James Bay live at The Globe

Immerse yourself in a cosy, acoustic show from the comfort of your own sofa with James Bay live at The Globe Theatre
Review: King Lear (Shakespeare Society)

Review: King Lear (Shakespeare Society)

Anna Jin reviews UOM Shakespeare’s society’s adaptation of King Lear at the Students’ Union Theatre
Review: Queer Lady M

Review: Queer Lady M

Rosemary Russett reviews Queer Lady M at Waterside Plaza
Review: The King

Review: The King

Jasmine Bennett debates whether new Shakespearean epic The King is deserving of majesty
Review: & Juliet

Review: & Juliet

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews & Juliet, a jukebox musical reimagining Romeo & Juliet, ahead of its West End transfer
Review: The RSC’s As You Like It

Review: The RSC’s As You Like It

Sam Bronheim reviews the Royal Shakeaspeare Company’s adaptation of As You Like It
Review: Macbeth

Review: Macbeth

Kayleigh Crawford reviews the Royal Exchange Theatre’s adaptation of Macbeth, a new production that evaluates gender
Review: Wise Children

Review: Wise Children

Anuli Changa reviews Wise Children on its touring visit to HOME, an adaptation of the Angela Carter novel by Emma Rice
Review: Twelfth Night

Review: Twelfth Night

Anuli Changa reviews one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Twelfth Night, performed by the University of Manchester Shakespeare Society
Review: All Is True

Review: All Is True

A Shakespearian tale lacking in Shakespearian substance
Review: National Theatre Live’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

Review: National Theatre Live’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

It was an “evening full of laughs, action and breath-taking tragedy”
Review: Antic Disposition’s ‘Henry V’

Review: Antic Disposition’s ‘Henry V’

Anuli Changa reviews Antic Disposition’s cathedral tour of ‘Henry V’
Review: National Theatre’s ‘Macbeth’

Review: National Theatre’s ‘Macbeth’

Jess Johnstone reviews the National Theatre’s touring version of Macbeth
Preview: Antic Disposition’s Henry V Tour

Preview: Antic Disposition’s Henry V Tour

Anuli Changa talks to Nathan Hamilton about his role as the lead in Antic Disposition’s Cathedral Tour of Shakespeare’s Henry V
Review: Queen Margaret at The Royal Exchange

Review: Queen Margaret at The Royal Exchange

Lauren Ellis-Stretch reviews ‘Queen Margaret’ at The Royal Exchange Theatre and explores how Shakespeare is told through a modern, female narrative

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