Tag: Shakespeare

A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

When you first think about playwrights and theater in general, one of the first names that always comes to mind is William Shakespeare and his many great works over his lifetime. One of his less known works “Measure for Measure” is rarely talked about and rarely is adapted to the stage by theatrical groups due […]

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‘Hamletmachine’ – A unique take on a Shakespeare classic

| March 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
‘Hamletmachine’ – A unique take on a Shakespeare classic

Upon entering Belk Theatre, I didn’t exactly know what to expect from this production. My foggy memory of reading “Hamlet” in high school provided some expectations, however, “Hamletmachine” is truly unique. Originally written by German playwright Heiner Müller and loosely based on the work of William Shakespeare, this play is both thought-provoking and disturbing. The […]

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‘To thine own self be true’

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘To thine own self be true’

UNC Charlotte’s Theater Department enters its final year of “Shakespeare in Action,” with “The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” “We wanted to save one of Shakespeare’s most iconic works for our final year of the ‘36 in 6’ project…” says Andrew Hartley Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre “Hamlet” […]

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Upcoming productions from the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre

| August 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Upcoming productions from the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre

The Department of Theatre is UNC Charlotte’s go to source for students interested in acting, playwriting, stage production and theatre education. Every year, the Department of Theatre hosts multiple events and student-run productions that are open for any and all to watch their friends and fellow students perform on stage. Although exact dates are not […]

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Actors from the London Stage bring Shakespeare’s “Othello” to UNC Charlotte

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Actors from the London Stage bring Shakespeare’s “Othello” to UNC Charlotte

A Moorish general in the Venetian army, his wife, his lieutenant and his trusted ensign – all part of a tale involving themes of love, jealousy, lust, revenge and betrayal. These themes echo with familiarity, but Shakespeare’s “Othello” shines a brightly calamitous light on the dangers of these matters. It explores the tragedy of a […]

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Actors from the London Stage presents “The Tempest”

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Actors from the London Stage presents “The Tempest”

Five actors, three shows, one week. Actors from the London Stage (AFTLS) will perform William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” for three consecutive days as part of a weeklong residency at UNC Charlotte. AFTLS is a touring Shakespeare company based in London and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The troupe began 35 years ago by […]

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