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Shakespeare’s Sayings

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... and other notable expressions from the writers of antiquity. On Shakespeare’s reworking of commonplaces, see Neil Rhodes , Shakespeare and the Origins of English...

Introduction

Stuart Gillespie

Stuart Gillespie is Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Neil Rhodes

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... Simon Williams , Shakespeare on the German Stage: 1586–1914 ( Cambridge , 1990), p.20. See also...

Preparing For Your Audition

Neil Rutherford

Originally an actor with leading roles in the West End, Neil Rutherford first became Production Associate at the English National Opera and was Head of Casting for the Ambassador Theatre Group prior to setting up his own freelance company Neil Rutherford Casting. As well as his freelance writing, composing, casting and directing, he is Creative and Casting Consultant with ATG and Associate Director and Casting Director for musicals at the Sydney Opera House. Neil regularly lectures at the major UK drama schools in audition technique, holds masterclasses throughout the world, and has been an audition panelist and advisor to Channel 4, BBC, ITV, the BBC Performing Arts Fund Scholarships, The Actors Centre, Spotlight Actors Publications, and numerous drama schools in the UK. Neil is also a supporter, and ex-Board member, of the National Youth Music Theatre where he regularly gives lectures and masterclasses to the members of the company. His Musical Theatre Auditions and Casting was published by Methuen Drama in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Theatre Auditions and Casting : A performer’s guide viewed from both sides of the audition table

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... of authors – find those others who you enjoy): something from Shakespeare something from either Ibsen, Chekhov, Arthur Miller, Eugene O’Neill or Tennessee Williams something considered classically ‘modern’: Michael Frayn, Neil Simon, Tom...

The State of the Art

Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor is Professor Emeritus at Roehampton University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hamlet : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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... by creating fictional psychological backstories, and they will probably continue to do so (see, for example, Neil Taylor, ‘An Actress Prepares’, 2012). Meanwhile, Hamlet’s psyche continues to dominate directors’ approach to the play....

Shakespeare’s Clowns

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... that really underlines his distance from true gentility. The ballad-seller Autolycus, on the other hand, is genuinely disturbing in his ability to impersonate his betters, with no more than a change of clothes. Simon Forman, anearly viewer...
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...A four part comedy confection as only Neil Simon can write it! Four couples arrive, in turn, from London, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York and separately inhabit a Beverly Hills hotel suite, bringing along their problems, anxieties,...

Shakespeare’s Residuals

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... and keeping alive, broadside ballads can be set alongside the memoranda of Shakespeare performances in Simon Forman’s notebooks, John Manningham’s diary, or Henry Jackson’s letter to a friend. These and other eye-witness accounts...
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...In Neil Simon’s darkly funny memoir of his family in 1930’s Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin, Nora. Eugene’s comic growing pains contrast with the darker...
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...Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy follows three brief encounters in the same suite at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York City. A BBC co-production An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Michelle Costa, Richard...
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...Neil Simon takes a good look at apartment life, career and role reversals, a nervous breakdown, and the love, torture, care, or inertia that somehow keeps a couple in a relationship for many years. At points, it's laugh-out-loud funny;...