I hope all who celebrate Christmas had a wonderful holiday full of food and fun. I have definitely been hyped up on sugar for the last 48 hours.
The New York Times is doing a great series on the numerous Shakespeare productions happening in New York this fall. They also added an interactive piece for young people to contribute their own performances through Instagram. These students’ videos range from ridiculous to poignant to intense. Check it out here.
In case you want some ideas for next year, check out Letters to Santa Written by Shakespeare Characters. Though it looks like Ophelia didn’t get the life vest she hoped for…
And for another silly and slightly strange piece of prose, I present “Why Shakespeare Hated Christmas.”
If I had to pick any New Year’s Eve plans, it would be to see this theater company, Three Day Hangover, do a crazy adaptation of a Shakespeare play and play drinking games. Read about them here. Please do a NYE show in NYC?!?