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Dissolutions of ancient amities

As we near April, my dramaturgical duties have been evolving from collecting ideas and images into more concrete, production-related responsibilities. These include: observing rehearsals and going over notes with my director; running lines with actors and discussing character choices; shamelessly … Continue reading

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Thou hadst little wit in thy bald crown, when thou gavest thy golden one away

Speaking of crowns…I saw this artifact while visiting the British Museum over winter break, but I couldn’t get a good picture. I found one while revisiting Iron Age England research just now, and I found out that this crown was … Continue reading

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Let’s see, let’s see

I didn’t imagine that my visit to the Tate Modern would provide me with so much material. Much of the artwork, abstract or surrealist, asked some profound and difficult question that related to the questions with which Lear is faced. … Continue reading

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The wheel has come full circle

As much as I wanted to immedietely post all of my magical Globe findings on day one, I’m glad technological difficulties forced me to postpone this entry. I needed to revisit the exhibition this morning because my first tour  was … Continue reading

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Excellent foppery of the world

Today was brimming with firsts. I took my first hostel shower and enjoyed my first groggy London morning at a cafe in Southbank. I bought my first English Starbucks coffee (it was the only place with wifi, unfortunately) and then, … Continue reading

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Wine loved I deeply

This glass of wine may be the only thing keeping me alive at this point, but it’s totally worth it (I decided to wait on my first English drink and enjoy it when I’m a bit more well-rested. Wine is … Continue reading

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Go thou farther off;/ Bid me farewell

For the next two weeks, I’ll be taking a break from my typical, article-esque blog posts in favor of something more akin to a diary. I’m actually writing this post at Dulles National Airport, awaiting the seven hour flight that’s … Continue reading

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