Shakespeare nerd that I am, I was intrigued by the idea of the new TNT show, Will, when I saw the first commercials for it a few weeks ago. My interest grew after I listened to the Folger Shakespeare Library's podcast, Shakespeare Unlimited's most recent episode, "Creating TNT's 'Will'", which features an interview with Will showrunners Craig … Continue reading Will

Book to Movie III: Return of the Bard

Shakespeare gets part three entirely to himself.   Hamlet (1996) This star-studded, gloriously produced version of Hamlet, starring Kenneth Branagh among others, was my first real foray into Shakespeare. Sure, we'd read Romeo and Juliet in school, but it's hard to fall in love with a play that's being read aloud in a classroom by a bunch … Continue reading Book to Movie III: Return of the Bard