Month: October 2012

  • Month: October 2012
October 31, 2012 | Theatre,

New Bodies with New Minds: Reasons to Re-visit Ovid

  “My mind leads me to speak now of forms changed into new bodies: O gods above, inspire this undertaking (which you’ve changed as well) and guide my poem in...

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October 29, 2012 | Theatre,

Hold On To Your Music

By Andrea Gordillo We don’t often see our artists actively utilizing their talents in a direct, practical manner for social advocacy. Of course art has, by its nature, an impact...

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October 26, 2012 | Theatre,

The Transformation and Adaptation of Ovid’s Pygmalion

by Elizabeth Pashley Whistler in the Dark’s  production of Ted Hughes’ Tales from Ovid features several myths from Ovid’s classic Metamorphoses, as translated by Ted Hughes. It includes the tale of Pygmalion,...

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October 25, 2012 | Theatre,

Check out these Films, Books & Music related to TALES FROM OVID

FILMS My Fair Lady (1964) This classic musical has its roots in one of Ovid’s best known tales from the Metamorphoses: that of Pygmalion.  In the tale, an artist falls in...

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October 12, 2012 | Theatre,

Podcast with HAMLET director Dominic Dromgoole

I’ve been nicely immersed in the world of Shakespeare’s Globe’s Hamlet for the past day. After running a lively post-performance discussion with members of the cast last night (there will...

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October 10, 2012 | Theatre,

The HAMLET Experience

By Elizabeth Pashley It’s been a while since I’ve been to the theatre. As an Emerson student, I immersed myself in writing and literature and developed a casual interest in...

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October 9, 2012 | What Did You Think?,

What did you think of HAMLET?

What was it like to see Hamlet in such a bare-bones manner? Let us know what you thought about Hamlet by commenting here.

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October 9, 2012 | Theatre,

Listen to the HAMLET podcast with actor Michael Benz!

By Jamie Gahlon Last week I had the opportunity to speak with an old friend, Michael Benz, who happens to be playing Hamlet in the upcoming Shakespeare’s Globe production at...

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