3P Reviews

You Cannot Escape the Gay – Shakespeare in Love

Look, it counts, okay? We end Shakespeare Week (which started on a Tuesday...) with this modern classic about the legend himself. Academy Award-winning Shakespeare in Love is a flawless masterpiece that holds up in every way despite being over twenty years old now and is a testament to how very seriously we should take The… Continue reading You Cannot Escape the Gay – Shakespeare in Love

3P Reviews, Shakespeare Week

If Only Shakespeare Knew About the Parking Lot – Richard III

If someone new to Shakespeare were to ask me what play they should start with, I would say A Midsummer Night’s Dream or As You Like It if you’re in the mood for a comedy, Macbeth if you want action, and Hamlet if you want his best work. I’m basic like that. None of these,… Continue reading If Only Shakespeare Knew About the Parking Lot – Richard III

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Singin’ in the Rain – King Lear

Continuing with Shakespeare Week because that's what the random generator demanded, we have King Lear, another of Shakespeare's four High Tragedies. On a side note, the man wrote Macbeth, Othello, and Lear all in the same three-year span of time, along with several other plays, so if you ever want a benchmark for your own… Continue reading Singin’ in the Rain – King Lear

3P Reviews, Book and Play Reviews, Shakespeare Week

The Tragedy of Life – Macbeth

Remember Pope Night? Probably not, considering it hasn't really been a thing in the U.S. since the 1770s, but this extinct anti-Catholicism holiday is worth looking up because everything about it is just odd, from how it stemmed directly from Guy Fawkes Day and likely led in part to Halloween, to how it involved children… Continue reading The Tragedy of Life – Macbeth