Meet the Cast of Romeo and Juliet

Meet the Cast of Romeo and Juliet

Romeo: Kyle OramKyle is glad to return again to the eponymous role he played first as an impish eager college boy some five plus years ago. Ever passionate about the possibilities of original practice in making Shakespear's work accessible to modern audiences he is...

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My Ghostly Encounter

My Ghostly Encounter

This true encounter shared by, Brenna BrownThe moon was out, I had not heard a clock. “Are you sure you will be okay?” Christine asked. She was one of those “mother hen” type of people; her heart of gold would never allow her to leave someone on their...

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Unsex Me Here: Finding Lady Macbeth

Unsex Me Here: Finding Lady Macbeth

by Jordan KramerOne of my favorite original practices the Grassroots Shakespeare Company incorporates into their shows is cross-gender casting. I’ve always been intrigued by the idea that Shakespeare’s heroines were originally played by young men and I love the idea...

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An Experience Unlike Any Other

An Experience Unlike Any Other

By Zahra AlnasserTwo weeks. Four hours of rehearsal every night. No director. To the average thespian, this may sound like a horrendous dream. Not only are you responsible for memorizing pages of Shakespearian dialogue, you also better be prepared with your own...

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