Shakespeare Without Tears
A prominent producer-director of Shakespeare's plays writes with wit and verve about the Elizabethan theater and subsequent modifications in theatrical practice, differences between actors and audiences in Shakespeare's day and ours, and more "There is not an obscure or otherwise dull page in the book." — New York Times Book Review.
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the writing about the actual plays was very interesting. Read full review
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