“All the World’s a Stage”

Nearby our house is a small local university. Every summer there is a Shakespeare festival – this summer marks the 21st anniversary. Last night we saw Julius Caesar, using a revision of this stage which was for their other production, Love’s Labours Lost. In the U.S., at least in California, Julius Caeser is required reading in 9th or 10th grade. I read it, and, oh, how I hated it. Not until I started seeing Shakespeare live did I have any appreciation for his works – I would love to see Kit Marlowe’s Faustus some day! But I digress . . .

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3 thoughts on ““All the World’s a Stage”

    1. The stages are built anew every year as it is an outdoor theater – we sit on the grass, we drink wine, and sometimes watch duck families as they wander in front of the stage. And, each performance is serenaded by frogs in the creek.

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