Celebration Quotation – April 12, 2016

Today’s quote is from Twelfth Night: We love the concept of Time as a “whirligig.”   The image is from a watercolor painting by artist John Massey Wright (1777-1876).  Wright was well known for his illustrations of scenes… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 1, 2016

In honor of April Fool’s Day, a quote from a not-so-foolish Fool in Twelfth Night: We love this image, but the artist, alas, was unidentified. Image Source: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection

Celebration Quotation – March 30, 2016

Today’s quote is from Twelfth Night: The actor in the photo is Creston Clarke (1865-1910). A member of the Booth theatrical family (he was the nephew of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth), Clarke began his career in… Read More

Celebration Quotation – February 28, 2016

Another rather famous quote today, this time from Twelfth Night: We love this watercolor portrait, created in the early 20th century by artist Henry James Haley. Image Source: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection

Celebration Quotation – January 28, 2016

Today’s quote comes from a song in Twelfth Night: We adore this sweet portrait – a drawing by George Grenville Manton of an outdoor performance of the play in the late 19th or early 20th century.  Of the actor playing Feste… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 17, 2016

Today’s quote comes from Twelfth Night: The drawing is of British actress Elizabeth Farren (1759-1829.)  Born in Ireland, Farren was a celebrated actress of the London stage, well-known for playing Shakespeare as well as great comic parts in… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 5, 2016

We’re celebrating Twelfth Night with a quote from Twelfth Night: So what is Twelfth Night?  It’s a Christian holiday – the end of the “Twelve Days of Christmas”  that marks the final evening of the Christmas season and the coming… Read More