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  • Independent Shakespeare Company's 'Twelfth Night' opens at Griffith Park

    Independent Shakespeare Company's 'Twelfth Night' opens at Griffith Park
    Along with a thousand or so of their closest friends, a high-octane Independent Shakespeare Company ensemble opened the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival’s fifth season with a highly accessible “Twelfth Night” that takes its buoyancy and styling cues from a 1920s music hall.
  • Check it out: Orlando Punslingers at Stardust

    Check it out: Orlando Punslingers at Stardust
    WHAT: William Shakespeare blazed plenty of literary trails, but he also did much to popularize the art of the pun, the favored form of humor for vaudeville comedians and tipsy uncles everywhere. Hosts Isaac Knox and Ana Eligio bring the spotlight back...

    Flower occupying less grand stage in Shakespeare country

    (Reuters) - Less than six months after quitting as England coach, Andy Flower is guiding players from the Birmingham League third division on a less grand sporting stage. The Zimbabwean, who won three Ashes series and led England to the top of the test...

    It's Raining Cats and Dogs, Literally

     
    I alluded in my column today to an email that first began circulating in the late '90s and purported to explain the origins of many popular expressions on the basis of life in 1500s England. Here it is: Anne Hathaway...

    Conclusion of Shakesperian 'Star Wars' parody waxes poetic

    "William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return" by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books, Philadelphia (165 pages, $14.95) William Shakespeare can now stop twirling in his grave. The charmed collaboration between the Bard of Avon and Ian Doescher of Portland, Oregon,...