Tag Archives: Coriolanus

You just THOUGHT I was done with Coriolanus

I swear, I don’t go looking for these things, they just find me: Best Shakespeare productions: What’s your favourite Coriolanus? Obviously, I disagree with the writer’s conclusion. How I wish I had been able to see some of the others!

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Tri-Coriolanus Smackdown

The Contenders: Tom Hiddleston  – Donmar Warehouse 2014 Alan Howard – BBC 1984 Ralph Fiennes –Fiennes 2011 The Reviews: Hiddleston: Do I really have to say any more about this production?  Go look at my last three weeks worth of … Continue reading

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NTLive, or, Jane and the Hiddlestoners

Before I get started on the particulars, I would like to put in a word of praise for NTLive. I had no idea this program(me) was available before I saw Coriolanus, and I am absolutely in love with it.  I have … Continue reading

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CORIOLANUS PART 2: Aufi and Cori sittin’ in a tree…

 I am really not sure I want to address this area, but it is part of what I question about Coriolanus, so I feel I do need to go there.  Please understand that I am not objecting to homoerotic content; … Continue reading

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CORIOLANUS Part 1: Character Flaws

This is turning out to be, surprisingly, more difficult than I thought.  Surprising because I just have so much to say about this play.  Unfortunately, a lot of what I have to say is speculations and questions.  I need some … Continue reading

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Why a blog about Shakespeare?

It all started with Tom Hiddleston’s ass. OK, not really, but that is as good a place to start as any. I’ve actually been a casual fan of Shakespeare for a long time, but it was the recent Donmar Warehouse … Continue reading

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