Celebration Quotation – March 31, 2016

Today’s quote is from Richard III: This is a meaning line, spoken by Richard (still the Earl of Gloucester at this point in the play) to his precocious – and ill-fated – young nephew. The image is an… Read More

Celebration Quotation – March 18, 2016

Today’s post is from Richard III: The image is a drawing of actor Richard Mansfield (1857-1907) in the role of Gloucester (later Richard III.)  Mansfield was an English actor-manager who found success both on the London stage and… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 22, 2016

Today’s quote – as you probably know – comes from Richard III: The image is prom an advertisement for a production of the play, published in the mid-18th Century.  The actor in the lithograph is Charles Kean (1811-1868)…. Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 16, 2016

Today’s quote is from Richard III – a line spoken by Richard’s mother, the Duchess of York:   The image is an early 19th Century illustration of the play by French artist Louis Boulanger (1806-1867.) Shakespeare may have… Read More