When is a Shakespeare play not Shakespeare?

Interesting how the director missed the simple aspects of just, telling the story….

The View From Sari's World

Getting ready for the play Getting ready for the play

This backdrop is supposed to tell us where we are. Can you figure it out? This backdrop is supposed to tell us where we are. Can you figure it out?

There was a large crowed for the August 2 production of Lake Tahoe’s Shakespeare festival. As you can see a nice  crowed had gathered for a night of cultural entertainment. How can you go wrong with one of Shakespeare’s best well written plays? Some of Shakespeare’s best lines are found in this play. From the well known, “All the world’s a stage” speech to Touchtone’s witty comebacks, what the play lacks in plot more than makes up for it with very witty writing. One would have to try very hard to screw this up. Yet, as much as I enjoyed the performance of the actors, a question came to mind as I watched. When is a Shakespeare play not Shakespeare?

I’m well aware that most modern productions of Shakespeare discard…

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