Celebration Quotation – May 1, 2016

Today’s quote is from The Tempest: Our revels are ended indeed – today marks the final performance of our Shakespeare Celebration production.  It’s also the final day of our Shakespeare Celebration daily quotations project. Since January 1, we… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 30, 2016

Today’s quote is from Timon of Athens: Do you agree with the sentiment behind the line?  Does offering mercy and forgiveness actually make it more likely that crimes will be committed? This is a subject of great interest to… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 29, 2016

Today’s quote comes from Sonnet 87: This is a graceful way to say goodbye to a relationship, particularly if you have wronged the other person.  Here’s the entire sonnet: Farewell, thou art too dear for my possessing, And… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 28, 2016

Today’s quote is from Henry Vi, Part 3: Gloucester seemed to know a lot about suspicion and guilt – though he doesn’t seem the least bit guilty about scheming his way to the top to become King Richard… Read More

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 26, 2016

Today’s quote is from All’s Well That Ends Well: We love this line.  If you’re grieving, sharing fond memories of the one you have lost does make you feel better. The image is an engraving of an illustration… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 24, 2016

Today’s quote is from The Merchant of Venice: The handsome actor in the role of Lorenzo has a fabulous stage name: Lark Taylor (1881-19460.) Born John Lark Taylor in Nashville, TN, he had a successful career as an… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 23, 2016

Today is Shakespeare’s Birthday!  It’s also the 400th Anniversary of his death.  While we usually don’t publish a quote from the same play two days in a row, this quote from Hamlet is particularly fitting: The image is… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 22, 2016

In honor of Earth Day, an earthy quotation from Hamlet: The image is a portrait of John Howard Payne (1791-1852) in the role of Hamlet.  Payne was a fascinating fellow: he was born in America, but had much… 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