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Rylance upstaged by dog on Broadway

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Actor Mark Rylance has made his Broadway Shakespeare debut - but was upstaged by his own dog's performance.

Apache was reluctant to leave the Belasco Theatre stage, where Rylance is starring in Richard III and Twelfth Night.


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How to search the internet for Audio, Video and Image resources

How to search the internet for Audio, Video and Image resources | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it

JISC Digital Media have put together a sries of free online tutorials for searching online for good quality resources in the field of Audio, Video and Moving Image and Still Images. Following these tutorials will give you a good grounding for your research and allow you to make informed choices about the quality of your sources, copyright and referencing.


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Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing

Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Admirers of the chemistry between Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Driving Miss Daisy can scarcely have dreamt that the next time they saw this pair on stage it would be as Beatrice and Benedick, the sparring, reluctant lovers in Much Ado...

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The National Theatre at 50: Michael Billington's view from the stalls

The National Theatre at 50: Michael Billington's view from the stalls | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Michael Billington assesses how his predecessors shaped a British institution – for better or worse

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Shakespeare must be acted in schools, says Sir Ben Kingsley

Shakespeare must be acted in schools, says Sir Ben Kingsley | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Actor Sir Ben Kingsley said pupils must see Shakespeare performed to understand his works rather than just reading the texts

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What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like: Hear a Reconstruction That is ‘100% Accurate’

What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like: Hear a Reconstruction That is ‘100% Accurate’ | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
So what did Greek music sound like? Here you can listen to David Creese, a classicist from the University of Newcastle, playing

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Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing

Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Admirers of the chemistry between Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Driving Miss Daisy can scarcely have dreamt that the next time they saw this pair on stage it would be as Beatrice and Benedick, the sparring, reluctant lovers in Much Ado...

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The National Theatre at 50: Michael Billington's view from the stalls

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Michael Billington assesses how his predecessors shaped a British institution – for better or worse

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Shakespeare the Way It Was Meant to Be Spoken - TIME

Shakespeare the Way It Was Meant to Be Spoken - TIME | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Shakespeare the Way It Was Meant to Be Spoken
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Last week, an intriguing video on Shakespeare became a mini viral hit.
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The Cherry Orchard – review

The Cherry Orchard – review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Alison Croggon: Simon Stone's faithful reimagining of Chekhov's work for Melbourne Theatre Company lays bare the play's emotional machinery in an elegant, finessed production

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Chimerica, at Harold Pinter Theatre

Chimerica, at Harold Pinter Theatre | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Lucy Kirkwood's dazzling thriller, at once personal and geopolitical, is one of the best new plays of the year, says Charles Spencer.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Hamlet, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, review

Edinburgh International Festival: Hamlet, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
The Wooster Group's production of Hamlet at Edinburgh International Festival - in part a tribute to Richard Burton - doesn't impress Dominic Cavendish.

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Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review

Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
There is something rivetingly wilful about the decision to pair Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones, who have a combined age of 158, in a Shakespeare comedy that focuses on two combative lovers usually portrayed as blithe thirty-somethings.

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King Lear, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, review

King Lear, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Frank Langella brings thunderous power to his performance as King Lear in a lucid production of Shakespeare's great tragedy, says Charles Spencer

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Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review

Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
There is something rivetingly wilful about the decision to pair Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones, who have a combined age of 158, in a Shakespeare comedy that focuses on two combative lovers usually portrayed as blithe thirty-somethings.

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Ewan McGregor to make his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard play

Ewan McGregor to make his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard play | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Matt Trueman: Acclaimed director Sam Gold to direct McGregor in The Real Thing, opening October 2014

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Shakespeare frightens us, admit Britain's top actors

Shakespeare frightens us, admit Britain's top actors | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest stars of stage and screen have confessed they do not know what iambic pentameter is.

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The National Theatre – 50 years (and more) in The Spectator

The National Theatre – 50 years (and more) in The Spectator | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Today the National Theatre hosts a gala performance, screened on BBC2 at 9pm, to celebrate fifty years since its launch as a company in 1963. You can view the full…

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Shakespeare frightens us, admit Britain's top actors

Shakespeare frightens us, admit Britain's top actors | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest stars of stage and screen have confessed they do not know what iambic pentameter is.

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Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review

Much Ado About Nothing, Old Vic - theatre review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
There is something rivetingly wilful about the decision to pair Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones, who have a combined age of 158, in a Shakespeare comedy that focuses on two combative lovers usually portrayed as blithe thirty-somethings.

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Shakespeare must be acted in schools, says Sir Ben Kingsley

Shakespeare must be acted in schools, says Sir Ben Kingsley | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Actor Sir Ben Kingsley said pupils must see Shakespeare performed to understand his works rather than just reading the texts

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Chalk Farm – review

Chalk Farm – review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
This small but punchy mother-and-son tale reveals the struggles in broken Britain, writes Lyn Gardner

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Theatre review: Chimerica - Lucy Kirkwood's piece is a strong contender for play of the year

Theatre review: Chimerica - Lucy Kirkwood's piece is a strong contender for play of the year | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Her back catalogue includes an unflinchingly eloquent promenade play about the life of a sex-trafficked girl and a lethally mordant satire about power and privacy in the era of glossy celebrity journalism.

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Liolà, National Theatre, review

Liolà, National Theatre, review | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
This touching and entertaining production glows with the warmth of summer, says Charles Spencer.

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Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing

Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing | Performance and Acting | Scoop.it
Admirers of the chemistry between Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Driving Miss Daisy can scarcely have dreamt that the next time they saw this pair on stage it would be as Beatrice and Benedick, the sparring, reluctant lovers in Much Ado...

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