Tagged: Shakespeare

Chichester Festival Theatre Announce 2019 Season 0

Chichester Festival Theatre Announce 2019 Season

We’re always excited when Chichester Festival Theatre announce their new season and this year’s mix of classics, new plays and musicals is no exception. Don’t take our word for it though, read on to find...

Shakespeare’s Globe announces Summer Season 2019 0

Shakespeare’s Globe announces Summer Season 2019

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the Summer Season 2019. Celebrating and interrogating our ‘sceptred isle’ through Shakespeare’s history plays, a year-long journey begins with Richard II, opening 22 February in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse,...

Donmar Warehouse Announce Full Cast for Measure For Measure 0

Donmar Warehouse Announce Full Cast for Measure For Measure

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke’s production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie...

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King 0

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King

Antony Sher’s diaries, charting his exploration of some of Shakespeare’s most iconic roles, could easily be marketed as essential ‘how to’ guides for young actors , his honesty and anxiety must be reassuring for performers...

Shakespeare’s Globe Announce Michelle Terry’s First Season As Artistic Director 0

Shakespeare’s Globe Announce Michelle Terry’s First Season As Artistic Director

We’re huge fans of Shakespeare here at Sitting In The Cheap Seats and there are few things better than the Bard’s work, done well, in the open air at Shakespeare’s Globe. In her inaugural season as...

Coriolanus @ The Barbican Centre 0

Coriolanus @ The Barbican Centre

Angus Jackson bookends the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season, his traditional dress Julius Caesar having opened it he now caps it off with a modern set Coriolanus. If the latter is the least well known...

King Lear @ The Minerva, Chichester 0

King Lear @ The Minerva, Chichester

Way back in the early days of Sitting In The Cheap Seats we had our first opportunity to review a Shakespeare play. In Chichester Festival Theatre’s cosy Minerva space we saw Frank Langella lead a...

King Lear @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

King Lear @ Shakespeare’s Globe

It’s somehow fitting that the last Shakespeare of Emma Rice’s final (summer) season is King Lear. A play that shows us how the established world can change based on one rash decision will certainly have...

Antony & Cleopatra @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 0

Antony & Cleopatra @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

After the heated political tension of Julius Caesar, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season continues with a foray into Egypt for Antony & Cleopatra. The mood here is, initially at least, much lighter than the...

Julius Caesar @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 0

Julius Caesar @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

It’s an accepted cliché that, whatever the prevailing political mood there is a Shakespeare play that adequately reflects, comments on or holds a mirror up to it. Like all the best clichés it has become...