Never mind The Canterbury Tales or Troilus and Cressida
, the whole insipid thing started with a poem, theParlement of Foules.
that day in 2001, four months after Peter's staging of Troilus and Cressida
closed, I was in Queens to defend my theatre.
The eight selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to The Comedy of Errors, embodying Greece in Elizabethan England, consuming Greek heroism in Troilus and Cressida
, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
For example, by checking various online bibliographies, including the World Shakespeare Bibliography, I uncovered only seven articles that pertain to this topic, five of them focusing only on Richard III, the other two on Troilus and Cressida
In Troilus and Cressida
Shakespeare leaves out the tragic message, but in As You Like It has Rosalind relate that "Troilus had his brains dashed out with a Grecian club" (4.
The book examines several plays in particular, including The Merchant of Venice, Troilus and Cressida
, All's Well That Ends Well, and Measure for Measure, in addition to discussing Shakespeare's general treatment of comedy, tragedy, history, and romance.
But this production of Troilus and Cressida
is experimental to the extreme, proving hard work for an audience that left baffled by unanswered questions.
Members of the Ngakau Toa theatre company kicked off an international festival of the bard's work with their version of Troilus and Cressida
Members of the Ngakau Toa theatre company performed a Haka in their version of Troilus and Cressida
at the start of an international festival of the Bard's work.
David Caves's previous work includes The Beggar's Opera (Open Air Theatre), Macbeth and Troilus and Cressida
(Cheek By Jowl), and Stones in his Pocket (UK tour).
David's previous productions include Troilus and Cressida
and Macbeth for Cheek By Jowl and the UK tour of Stones in his Pockets.
Time's Wallet is no different, as we read in Troilus and Cressida
, Scene III: