21 Jun 2012
We're off to see Macbeth on Saturday night. Want to come with us? There are still tickets available if you do, and we'd love your company.
The video makes it look like a pretty modern production, but our experiences of Bell Shakespeare have been extremely positive in the past, so I feel sure that we will enjoy this production as well.
This week we're getting ourselves prepared. We've reread Lamb's retelling of Shakespeare to reaquaint ourselves with the story, and Jemimah and I have been reading through the actual play. We've even acted our parts of it using our Shakespeare finger puppets. The witches are the most fun, of course.
For us at this stage Shakepeare is what you see performed. No doubt in the future we will study the plays as literature, but right now we're just enjoying the bard for what he is - an exceptional writer of clever - and often very funny- plays.