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

How Do I Get Into Acting Shakespeare?

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Countless notable actors in interviews will speak about how they began their careers acting Shakespeare. They will cite Shakespeare as an essential part of their development as actors, and will encourage actors at the beginning...

Coriolanus

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Coriolanus is a lesser known Shakespearean tragedy that tackles such themes as power, class, pride, and honour. It also has a whole truckload of sword fights to boot. Believed to have been written sometime between...

Best Shakespeare Villains

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Hero, villain. White-hat, black-hat. Goodie, baddie. When it comes to the creation of compelling protagonists and antagonists, nobody did it quite like William Shakespeare. Shakespeare understood that a story is only as good as its...

Best Prose Monologues by Shakespeare

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Shakespeare is famously known for his masterful and downright revolutionary use of blank verse. Blank verse put simply; is un-rhyming verse written in iambic pentameter. Shakespeare, of course, was not the only playwright in his...

Shakespeare Comedy Monologues

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Shakespeare was one funny guy. While today he is arguably more well known for his epic histories and tragedies such as Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear, he was one of the few writers of his...

Sonnet 3

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The third of all of Shakespeare’s sonnets and the third in the Fair Youth phase. In this sonnet, we have the Poet saying to the Fair Youth that they should have a child in an...