Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Shakespeare has always been a major focus on StageMilk. Working with Shakespearean text is essential for an actor, and actors and theatre makers across the world are enthralled and intrigued by William Shakespeare and his plays. For that reason we have a great deal of Shakespeare information, all of which can be found here. Enjoy…

Best Shakespeare Characters

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After our recent poll we felt it was time we put together a list of best Shakespeare characters. The Bard created some of the most interesting and unique characters, and so we thought we would...

Best Shakespeare Sonnets

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Here is a list of my favourite Shakespeare sonnets. As is often the case with these top 10 lists, the audacious title is backed by little more than my subjective love for Shakespeare’s intriguing sonnets....

Othello

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Here we go… How to clearly explain Shakespeare’s harrowing tragedy, Othello? Like most of Shakespeare’s plays, Othello can be summed up in either a sentence or a novel. I shall therefore do my utmost to...

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...

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,...

Richard the Third

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Richard the Third is one of the most well loved Shakespeare plays. We can’t turn away from the cunning, machiavellian Richard the Third. The role has been taken up by many of the greatest actors...

Macbeth

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Play Synopsis The triumphant Macbeth and fellow-general Banquo are returning from battle against the Norwegian rebellion. On their return to Scotland three witches appear before them and predict that Macbeth will become Thane of Cawdor...