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Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays

Oct 25, 2016 - 9:34 AM

Seventeen plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written in collaboration with other playwrights according to an edition of his works coming out this month that uses big data to reveal the mixed authorship

A woman recites a passage from William Shakespeare's Othello during an open mic session on April 23, 2014 in Bryant Park in New York City. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

All the world's a stage for Shakespeare's 400th anniversary

Apr 24, 2016 - 12:38 AM

Visitors performers and literature buffs from around the world descend on Stratford upon Avon – where Shakespeare was born and died – for a day of theatre dancing fireworks and music

SHAKESPEARE. People wearing masks depicting William Shakespeare line the street during a parade to mark 400 years since the bard's death in Stratford-upon-Avon in central England on April 23, 2016. Leon Neal/AFP

'Macbeth' Review: Savage beauty

Jan 17, 2016 - 3:46 PM

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in Macbeth directed by Justin Kurzel

IN PHOTOS: Ballet Manila's mesmerizing, romantic 'Romeo and Juliet'

Oct 11, 2015 - 6:54 PM

In staging Paul Vasterling s contemporary interpretation of Romeo and Juliet Ballet Manila transports the audience back to the streets and palaces of old Verona

All the world's a stage: William Shakespeare plays go digital

Nov 05, 2014 - 10:45 AM

London s Globe Theatre has made over 50 productions available to download as full length high definition films

Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles audience

Jul 24, 2014 - 12:30 AM

The daunting task involving 21 actors 150 characters 7 intermissions and 10 000 verses took a decade to come to fruition

All the world's a stage for Shakespeare's 450th birthday

Apr 24, 2014 - 12:17 PM

Around the world lovers of the iconic influential works of William Shakespeare pay tribute to the man who lived over 400 years ago

In this file photo, (L-R) Karoline Eichhorn (Titania) and Michael Rotschopf (Oberon) perform during the rehearsal for the play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare in Salzburg, Austria, 01 August 2013. The birthday of The Bard is traditionally observed on April 23. EPA/BARBARA GINDL

Highbrow, lowbrow: Conversation with Peter Swirski

Jul 15, 2013 - 2:53 PM

Notions of high culture and low culture manifest in the way we see books and their readers

PETER SWIRSKI. 'If you think that every revered literary classic is a masterpiece, you are dead wrong.' Photo by Alice Isabel, used under a Creative Commons Share Alike License

Reading with Flips Flipping Pages

May 13, 2013 - 12:01 PM

While curling up with a book and a mug of tea is a wonderful solitary activity sometimes hearing what other people have to say about a book is a refreshing change

CO-MODS. Head moderator Honey de Peralta and co-moderators Florianne Jimenez and Carljoe Javier. All photos by Rhett de Jesus

Ballet Philippines dances to 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'

Feb 05, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Rappler gets a sneak peek at the rehearsals of Ballet Philippines A Midsummer Night s Dream and chats with the artistic director choreographer and BP president Margie Moran Floirendo

SEASON OPENER. Ballet Philippines opens the year with one of the best loved stories from William Shakespeare. Image from the Ballet Philippines Facebook page

'D Wonder Twins of Boac': A better ending that's up to you

Feb 05, 2013 - 3:02 PM

A Filipino take on a Shakespeare classic with a 60s twist

BRECHTIAN THEATER DELIVERED. PETA'S 'D Wonder Twins of Boac' subversively incites audiences into introspection and action even as it makes them laugh and sing. Poster courtesy of Rome Jorge