Celebration Quotation – April 27, 2016

Today’s quote – quite a famous one – comes from the “Scottish Play.: The actor in the photo is Robert B. Mantell (1854-1928.)  He was born in Scotland, toured extensively in both the U.K and America, but never really… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 21, 2016

Today’s quote is from the “Scottish Play” – you know the one: The image is an engraving of actor Gustavus Vaughan Brooke (1818-1866).  Born in Ireland, Brooke found success on the stage in Ireland, England, and Australia. Image Source: Folger… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 5, 2016

Today’s quote is from the “Scottish play”: The image is an engraving of a portrait of actor William Charles Macready (1793-1873) – named after his father (who was also an actor) the younger Macready eclipsed his father’s fame,… Read More

Celebration Quotation – March 12, 2016

Today’s quote is from “The Scottish Play”: The drawing is a costume rendering by artist/writer Cyril Walter Hodges (1909-2004).  Hodges was an award-winning Illustrator of children’s literature.  He was also a leading authority on Elizabethan theatre and Shakespeare’s… Read More

Celebration Quotation – February 2, 2016

In honor of Ground Hog Day – a famous quote about shadows from that “Scottish play”: We think this 1889 drawing by artist Arthur Jule Goodman of Edwin Booth in the role of the Scottish king seems to… Read More