Quotes: Shakespeare’s take on ‘eat the rich’

We saw the Globe Theatre’s production of Hamlet last night at the Folger here in D.C. Wonderful production. It also was my first time seeing a play at the Folger, which is a fantastic space despite the fact that some sight lines are obstructed. (That’s the Capitol at right as viewed from the entrance to […]

Colombia comes to D.C.

Woodworker, a photo by Suffering the Benz on Flickr. We had several more great tastes of D.C. culture this weekend, starting with Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” on Saturday and culminating with an exhibit of Buddhist cave art today. The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of “Merchant” was awesome, setting the play in 1920s New York City’s […]

Imagine a world with no Macbeth

The New York Times recently had a good story on the Folger Library’s “Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio.” In addition to prompting me to add the exhibit to my to-do list, the story made my head spin with the following paragraph: “If it weren’t for the First Folio, there would be no […]