Media Thursday: plays, plays, and more plays…

As I noted yesterday, crazy week. So for today’s Media Thursday, here are some recommendations for local SoCal/Ventura County theatrical entertainment…

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#BardMadness: Round One results!

OK, the Round of 32 is done in our Bard Madness bracket. And like the NCAA tournament, there have been a few upsets…

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#BardMadness: Round One draws to a close!

It’s March and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’ve got a 32-play bracket, and today we finish the second half (the left side of the bracket) of the first round…

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#BardMadness round one continues!

Don’t forget: you still have one day to vote on the first half (the right side of the bracket) of the first round…

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Bard Madness–play-in: King John vs. The Two Gentlemen of Verona

It’s March and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’ve got a 32-play bracket, but to squeeze into that 32-seeding slot, we have (like the NCAA itself) a play-in game:

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March Madness, nah… give me some BARD MADNESS!!!

OK, it’s March and time for the basketball tourney. But like I did a couple of years ago (though not in March, alas) when i did a Macbeth Movie Madness bracket, this year I’m going to do a Bard Madness Bracket to pick your (notice not my) favorite play…

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Media Thursday (tardy edition): Much Ado About Shakespeare

I know, this should have run yesterday, but I only found out about it today, so…

There’s a new podcast in town!

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Not Quite Media Thursday: Iago

OK, so it’s been a while (this crud that’s been going around has been brutal: Lisa still hasn’t returned to work… pneumonia layered on top of the crud; mine’s lasted for far too long for my liking; grandma’s not doing great…luckily, Jack’s been–knock on wood–spared thus far). But enough with excuses. It’s media Thursday, when I usually try to discuss a Shakespeare-related piece of media.

But not today. Today, I want to knock around out loud, an idea that been percolating since about midway through our run of Othello (which went well btw)…

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Media Thursday: Missed Opportunities

OK, we’re Thursday today, and time for our look at media. And I don’t have anything real to review. Sorry.

But that is not even the depth of my sorrow…

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