The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news [VIDEO], for the week ending Monday, February 11th, 2019

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This week’s video Shakespeare news review includes the passing of a great, season announcements, and some new reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Slacker

Sorry. No “This Week in Shakespeare” this week… took Jack back up to SJSU this weekend, plus As You Like It rehearsals, plus I need to meet with a director today regarding a project I was just cast in (details coming soon).

So. No. Not this week.

AYL: getting the band together…

So last night was our first “band” rehearsal for As You Like It.

Beyond the two musical/lipsync dance numbers, our production is filled with live music as well.

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AYL: rehearsal = magic

I’ve always loved rehearsal. It’s a place where the magic happens. Don’t get me wrong: performance is great…it’s the payoff, when you get to see how all of that hard work has created something for the audience, and that’s special, too. But rehearsal? There is just something magical–a kind of alchemy–that happens between a group of actors when you’re in the act of discovery.

As You Like It is no different.

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AYL: choreography, part one

Last Saturday, our Phoebe and choreographer, Ashley worked with some of our cast on the first of our “production numbers” for As You Like It.

SPOILERS follow…

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