Intrepid Shakespeare Company Announces First Full Season

Intrepid Shakespeare Company announces its first full season of four plays in traditional repertory with local San Diego actors. Intrepid has also launched their education department, Shakespeare For A New Generation, which brings hour long versions of Shakespeare’s plays and workshops to schools all over San Diego.

TAMING OF THE SHREW & KING JOHN
in rep April 23 through June 6 @ Theatre Inc.

TAMING OF THE SHREW

Featuring Sandra Ellis-Troy as Petruchio and Jenni Prisk as Kate.

Intrepid Shakespeare Company is thrilled to be mounting Shakespeare’s funny and physical comedy Taming of the Shrew with two of San Diegos most passionate and talented female theatre artists. A bold, modern and timely approach that focuses on the strength of the human spirit and the struggle and triumph of being true to oneself.

Read more: http://sandiego.broadwayworld.com/article/Intrepid_Shakespeare_Company_Announces_First_Full_Season_20100113

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Is This a Shakespeare Which I See Before Me?

LONDON — Nearly 400 years after his death, William Shakespeare appeared in a new and more handsome guise on Monday, thanks to a recently discovered portrait that a group of Shakespeare scholars and art historians said was the only known likeness to have been painted in his lifetime.

Stanley Wells, the chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, based in Shakespeare’s birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, described the portrait at a news conference as a “pinup.” It shows the Bard as a far more alluring figure than the solemn-faced, balding image that has been conveyed by engravings, busts and portraits that have been accepted by scholars as the best available likeness of English literature’s most famous figure.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/10/world/europe/10shakespeare.html?tntemail0=y&_r=1&emc=tnt&pagewanted=all

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