Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Top Ten Prolonged Shakespearean Deaths


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Which ill-fated Shakespearean character spends the most time (by line count) actively dying on stage? …

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Mya Lixian Gosling: Top Ten Prolonged Shakespearean Deaths


Shakespeare Plays Re-titled


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Shakespeare play titles are all pretty obvious. Let’s see what it would be like if they had slightly more modern titles. …

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My Lixian Gosling: Shakespeare Plays Re-titled, part 1


Shakespeare And Politics


(Guardian Stage) – Mark Lawson:

Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek former finance minister talks about the lessons politicians could learn from Shakespeare. …

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Julius Caesar: One Page Summary


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Hope you enjoyed A Stick-Figure Julius Caesar as much as possible! Coming up… something completely different, thank goodness! …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: One Page Summary

Julius Caesar: Death & Marriage Totals


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Julius Caesar is over, the dust has settled, and it’s time to look back at what really happened during the play. Let’s start off with some good old death and marriage totals. …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Death & Marriage Totals

Tune in next week, when we’ll sum up the entire play in a single page for those of you who haven’t been paying attention! …

Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 5 (part 2)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

It’s finally here. The last bit of Julius Caesar. …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 5 (part 2)

Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 5 (part 1)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Here we are at last! The final scene of Julius Caesar! As with all Shakespeare, it’s not over until the highest status surviving character makes a speech. …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 5 (part 1)

Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 4


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

We’re getting close to the end now …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 4

Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 2)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

When we last left our heroes, Cassius had unnecessarily killed himself after mistakenly thinking that his hitherto-unknown best friend, Titinius, had been captured by enemy forces. Let’s see what happens today. …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 2)

Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 1)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

We haven’t had many major deaths in Julius Caesar so far. Caesar, obviously, and Cinna the poet, but no other on-stage deaths.

Well that’s about to change! …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 1)