Tagged: Shakespeare’s Globe

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,...

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...

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...

Cheap Seats chat with Alex Waldmann 0

Cheap Seats chat with Alex Waldmann

It probably won’t come as a surprise to any regular reader that I always get excited about the new Royal Shakespeare Company season and I’ve been particularly looking forward to them attacking Shakespeare’s Roman plays....

Imogen @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

Imogen @ Shakespeare’s Globe

Cymbeline has long been regarded as perhaps the most challenging of Shakespeare’s “problem plays”, a hodge-podge of plots thrown together without any consistency of tone or style – it’s almost like a series of sketches...

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona @ New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth 0

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona @ New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

Shakespeare’s early plays are often problematic, with the bawdier comedies such as The Comedy of Errors the faults are hidden within some gloriously silly slapstick, but in The Two Gentlemen Of Verona (quite possibly the...

Macbeth @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

Macbeth @ Shakespeare’s Globe

Like most of Shakespeare’s tragedies Macbeth works best when viewed on the strength of the relationships between its characters. Sure the blood and guts murders are ways to get bum on seats but even with a literal...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Shakespeare’s Globe

Anarchy! It’s not what you expect from a Shakespeare play… even one that has been performed in as many ways as A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been tackled.Emma Rice’s debut piece in her first season...

The Taming Of The Shrew @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

The Taming Of The Shrew @ Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe’s Wonder Season is in full swing on Bankside, with the theatre becoming more and more of a fantasy world. I have to confess that The Taming Of The Shrew would not have been...

Full Casting Announced For Nell Gwynn 0

Full Casting Announced For Nell Gwynn

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Jessica Swale’s new play Nell Gwynn, directed by Christopher Luscombe. The production stars Gemma Arterton in the title role, with the full cast including...