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

Sonnet 130

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Now, this sonnet is an interesting one in that it can almost fall into the world of satire. In order to explain what I mean, we need to first understand what a Blazon was/is. A...

Sonnet 18

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Easily the most famous of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Sonnet 18 is about as clear a love letter to someone, as well as to love itself, that you can get. To understand the significance of this sonnet...

Shakespeare, the Poet

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Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest playwright of the Western canon. But had he not written a single play and all that remained of his legacy were his poems, he would have still been...

What is a Problem Play?

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So what is a problem play? That’s a great question. Scholars and actors and directors alike have argued, debated and theorized for centuries over the exact definition of what a problem play is, which ironically...

Sonnet 116

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Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.  Sonnet 116 is one of Shakespeare’s most well-loved sonnets. This iconic Shakespeare sonnet sits alongside other classics such as Sonnet 18 (Shall I compare...