Feb 11, 2018: It feels so good to finally be caught up on everything! Currently studying Shakespeare’s King Lear (for the third time). Will this play ever get boring?
Amazon has a slightly different take on “Action & Adventure” than most. I like it.
The number of Shakespearean characters who have a father but are, for some usually unspoken reason, missing a mother is often commented on. This isn’t to say that there aren’t any mothers in Shakespeare…. there are just a lot of missing ones. Let’s see what happens when we put some of them back.
Queen Lear would have SHUT THAT THING DOWN.
Edward Petherbridge, right, and Paul Hunter
My Perfect Mind
And here’s today’s second preview: a piece of Renn’s story, inspired by King Lear.
“A stone-cutter or painter could not have made him so ill, though they had been but two years o’ th’ trade.”
– King Lear
Stratford Shakespeare Festival – King Lear
Colm Feore as King Lear in King Lear. Photo by David Hou.