Year: 2012

Photo Friday

Hooray for Friday! We are well into our run of Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth and it has gone well (mostly) so far! Here is a picture of a prop that gets loads of use in our production of Macbeth! BLOOD! Looks yummy, doesn’t it? You can find the recipe for prop blood in our …

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A Belated Photo Friday

I just wanted to share a photo with you that we took last Friday. It was one of the final rehearsals for our Double Tragedy, but it was also our own Artistic Director, Michael Kelly’s birthday! There were some surprise treats for Michael, in the form of cupcakes and cake! Happy Birthday, Michael!

Monday Mystery

Greetings, everyone! It is a very exciting week for us at Shakespeare In Action, seeing as our productions of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet are back! If you are interested in purchasing tickets for our public performances on April 28th, click here for Romeo and Juliet and here for Macbeth. Don’t miss out! Let’s see… …

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Wordy Wednesday – “A dish fit for the gods”

After a weekend of feasting, it seems appropriate to explore one of Shakespeare’s more delicious offerings. “A dish fit for the gods” may sound culinary, but originally it was anything but!  The phrase originally appeared in Julius Caesar (1601).  As Brutus plots the murder of Caesar he says, “…gentle friends, Let’s kill him boldly, but not wrathfully; Let’s carve him …

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Mystery Monday!

As our actors prepare for the Double Tragedy, see if you can figure out what actors this quote is referring to: “These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air, And, like the baseless fabric of vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, …

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Double Tragedy Tickets!

Hi Everyone! Tickets for Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet are now available! Starting April 16th you can see two of Shakespeare’s most memorable tragedies brought to life. There are lots of options for booking tickets. You can visit our website, email reservations@shakespeareinaction.org, or call 416 703 4881. Hope to see you there!