Tag Archives: Jon Royal

All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare Intensive at the Theater Bug

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Do you know an aspiring young thespian? Perhaps you are even the proud parent or grandparent of one! Well Metro Nashville Public School’s Fall break is coming up next week and we have the perfect way for them to spend … Continue reading

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Them There is Fighting Words: The Language of Conflict in Shakespeare’s Works

It was great pity, so it was, That villanous saltpetre should be digg’d Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroy’d So cowardly; and but for these vile guns He would himself … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to our first Open House!

It’s hard to believe that in just a few short days, 2013 will be officially over! We here at Nashville Shakes welcome 2014 with open arms. It’s a year full of Shakespeare, bluegrass and picnics (Shakespeare in the Park), Heisman … Continue reading

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Announcing THE TRAGEDY OF OTHELLO Cast

We recently held auditions for our 2014 Winter Shakespeare production of Othello and after several days full of amazing actors (from both near and far), we finally narrowed down our cast. With both new and familiar faces to our Shakespeare stage, we’re … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Spectacle, the Nashville Scene and Us

“We such stuff as things are made on.” — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream “Animated” statues, large dance numbers, contemporary music, suspended actors, extravagant set pieces and magic… Jupiter’s descent in Cymbeline, the coming to life of Hermione’s statue … Continue reading

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