William Shakespeare

New York Film Festival to Honor Ralph Fiennes

The New York Film Festival knows quality when it sees it. The prestigious festival has just announced that it will be honoring the British actor Ralph Fiennes with a gala tribute on Oct. 9.

Fiji, Or Not Fiji, That Is The Question

It seems that Hamlet, the perpetually indecisive young prince of William Shakespeare’s enduring tragedy, has finally decided to pull his socks up and make productive use of his time. He’s going on a world tour.

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.

Orlando Bloom Heading to Broadway

“O Orlando, Orlando! Wherefore art thou Orlando?” … yes, yes, the actual line is “Romeo” but Orlando Bloom‘s first name just rolls off the tongue so easily.

How Did Anyone Understand Shakespeare At The Time?

William Shakespeare, it is often said, invented a lot of what we currently call the English language. Not just phrases: you’d expect such a ubiquitous and popular writer to have had more than a passing influence over the sayings …