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Posts by: Samuel Campbell

Pericles

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Fantastical and majestic, Pericles is interwoven with comedy and tragedy. Labelled a romance due to this balance, it is not a play we often see in theatres around the world. Many infer that the play...

Stagecraft

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The fundamental quality of all acting is truth. We aspire to act in a way that is real and believable. This can mean acting small and naturalistic or conversely acting in a wild and unwieldy...

Twelfth Night

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Alternative Title: What You Will Play Synopsis So we’re in Illyria. Don’t go searching through those faded geography class memories; Illyria is a Shakespearean invention. The play begins with Duke Orsino, the Duke of Illyria,...

Natural Sore Throat Remedy

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Sore Throat Solutions When you have a sore throat it is usually a side-effect of having a cold or flu. As an actor or performer you need to be able to tackle colds and their symptoms quickly...

Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is arguably Shakespeare’s best known play and one of his most beloved (ranked no. 7 in our Best Shakespeare Plays). If you grow up in the west, Romeo and Juliet is almost...

King Lear

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Information on Shakespeare’s masterpiece, King Lear. Written between 1605 and 1606 this is considered one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Below is a play synopsis, character list and the best King Lear monologues. This play is rated...

The Merchant of Venice

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Play Synopsis Bassanio, confident with his place in Portia’s heart, requires money to be considered as a suitor. He approaches his wealthy merchant friend Antonio; however, Antonio’s money is tied up in shipments and so...