Tag Archives: Macbeth

September 10

Macbeth – Pop-Up Globe reveals Shakespeare as he is meant to be. (Theatre Review)

Pop Up Globe Sydney 2018: Macbeth Entertainment Quarter Sydney From September 5 You can grab your tickets here. Macbeth is a brief yet linguistically dense tragedy of Shakespeare’s, written immediately after the death of Queen Elizabeth and the ascension of James of Scotland who was the new monarch and Shakespeare’s patron. Witches were all the […]

September 05

Macbeth – Women in a man’s world (Theatre Review)

Macbeth She Shakespeare PACT Theatre August 29 – Sept 8 You can grab your tickets here In 1991 Susan Faludi wrote what would become an essential feminist text called “Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Woman.” The author argued that a media driven backlash existed in the 1980’s as an answer to important advances made […]

December 09

The Taming of The Shrew – What do we do with Shakespeare now that he’s so tamed? (Theatre review)

The Taming of the Shrew Montague Basement and PACT theatre 29 November – 10 December at PACT theatre You can grab your tickets here. Image credits:  Zaina Ahmed At the time of Shakespeare, nearly all the marriages were two stage processes. First a binding domestic contract of obligation within the families and secondly a religious […]