Monday, August 30, 2010

The Shakespeare Experiment

Buddies In Bad Times presented an academic experiment this weekend, having three different directors enact a scene from Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (the death of Cleopatra), resulting in three radically different interpretations.
The point was to examine rhetorical gesture and the representation of gender in theatre (the thin line between men interpreting women and drag queens). Sky Gilbert read his entire paper on the subject at the end. The actors were University of Guelph theatre students.

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