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Uyama's new 'Lear' acts his age

Stage Jan 7, 2015

Uyama's new 'Lear' acts his age

by Mika Eglinton

"You see me here, you gods, a poor old man, As full of grief as age; wretched in both!" ("King Lear," Act 2, Scene 4) 'King Lear" is often seen as a rite of passage for actors, one of the ultimate roles to conquer and a grueling ...

Asia enriches the Bard's work-in-progress

Stage Nov 19, 2014

Asia enriches the Bard's work-in-progress

by Mika Eglinton and Andrew Eglinton

Whatever would William Shakespeare make of it all if he were to journey now through Asia, where the interpretations of his works differ so much across vast regions, ethnic groups, cultures and languages? Since the 1990s, in the field of Shakespeare studies non-Anglophone productions of ...