Year: 2012

Wordy Wednesday – “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” (Valentine’s Edition!)

To all on this post-Valentine’s Day day. Were you not able to find those perfect words? It’s not too late. Maybe the Bard can help you out. Let’s take an oft-quoted line. “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate:” Whisper that in his/her or quote in on …

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Shakespeare in Action

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all. Remember, there is more to this day than cards and chocolate. Take the time to show someone in your life that you care about them. Struggling for a last minute gift? You can always send a wonderful Sonnet read by a wonderful kid!: http://www.shakespeareinaction.org/sonnets-by-kids Take a cue from some great …

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Photo Friday

Congrats to all- we’ve made it through another week! (On a side note: congrats to us, this is SIA’s 200th blog post!!) As a reward, here’s a  lovely photo from Michael Kelly’s puppet show and tell 🙂 And  it was such a great week, what with our Artistic Director Michael Kelly coming back form Bali- …

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Wordy Wednesday – “Sick at heart”

Howdy folks! Hope this Wednesday is treating you well 🙂 This week’s did  you know is the phrase “Sick at heart”, a phrase that first appeared in Hamlet. For this relief much thanks; ’tis bitter cold And I am sick at heart. – Hamlet (1.1.10), Francisco to Barnardo The  American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms phrases it best: Grieving, very disappointed, dejected, as in We were sick at heart …

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Monday Mystery

Happy Monday! I know that’s not something we hear a lot, but you can’t argue that today was a beautiful Monday. That sun? Fantastic. And sometimes all you need to make your Monday a little brighter is a touch of Shakespeare. To round out the ample number of posts today, here’s the weekly Monday Mystery! …

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