Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare has always been a major focus here at StageMilk. Working with Shakespearean text is essential for any actor! He is heralded for being the best playwright of all time, and for good reason. Both actors and theatremakers across the globe are enthralled and intrigued by William Shakespeare and his plays. For that reason, we have a great deal of Shakespeare resources and information, all of which can be found here.

For more about William Shakespeare himself, click here

For a list of the best Shakespeare plays, click here

Hamlet (Act 3, Scene I)

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Alright, let’s do it. Let’s tackle arguably the most famous and often quoted speeches in not only Shakespeare’s canon, but in all western literature. Pressure’s on, huh? Not necessarily. This speech does require careful analysis,...

Sonnet 22

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In sonnet 22, which is part of the fair youth phase of the sonnets, we see the poet acknowledge that the fair youth in fact is not some god like deity which seems to be...

Sonnet 80

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In this sonnet we see the poet referencing the rival poet. This is a part of the greater series that we see pop up almost like a b-plot. We also see the poet once again...

Sonnet 23

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In this sonnet, we see Shakespeare once again alluding to the power that the poet’s words have to express love, to immortalise the young man, and to keep his love alive forever. This sonnet also...

Sonnet 75

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In this sonnet we catch a glimpse of the poet being pushed and pulled by the young man. Which makes a change from a number of the other sonnets as the poet isn’t simply keeling...

Sonnet 65

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Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps itself into almost every work that Shakespeare’s quill comes into contact with. Once again in this sonnet, Shakespeares is pondering the passage of time and the inevitable capital it...

Sonnet 1

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Sonnet I, the start, and where to start? Well, we can think of it like this. When you listen to an album, is the best or most popular song usually the very first one the...