Celebration Quotation – April 13, 2016

Today’s quote is from Henry VIII: The actor pictured is Samuel Phelps (1804-1878).  Phelps was well-known for his work with Shakespeare – his most frequently performed role was Hamlet, but he was considered by many to be the… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 21, 2016

Today’s quote comes from Henry VIII:   The image, an engraving of a painting entitled “The Condemnation of Anne Boleyn” is attributed to artist Robert Smirke, engraved by Francis Kearney in the early 19th century.  Although Shakespeare’s play does not depict… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 11, 2016

Today’s quote comes from one of Shakespeare’s plays not often seen in performance – King Henry VIII: Why is the play so seldom done?  Some thinks that it is because the play is so uneven – it was written late… Read More