Aug 9, 2017
"She sat like Patience on a monument,
smiling at grief." -- Viola, 'Twelfth Night'
Before we kick off the festivities, a quick trip through the backstory of Western theatre, and a look at some of the early playwrights of the Elizabethan era, including Kit Marlowe.
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Shakespeare's Way - signposted walk from Stratford-upon-Avon to London
Sergei Prokofiev, "Montagues and Capulets", from Romeo and Juliet (ballet), 1935
Leonard Bernstein, Intro from West Side Story, 1957
Luciano Michelini, 'Frolic', from Curb Your Enthusiasm, 2000 - present
Niamh Cusack as Viola, Twelfth Night Act II scene iv
William Walton, Hamlet: A Shakespeare Scenario, 1947
Thomas Adès, The Tempest (after
William Shakespeare), Act II scene iv, 2004
Henry Purcell, "Ritornelle" from Dido and Aeneas, Act II, 1689
Giuseppe Verdi, Act I finale from Otello, 1887