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William Shakespeare

‘Racism warning’ for Shakespeare, Hemingway: Is it tip of the iceberg?

In my critical understanding there is woke, and there is what has to be labelled 'Jwoke'!

04 Mar 2022 11:55 PM

When ‘Shakespeare’ speaks on Indian politics

Rahul Gandhi has been missing from the anti-CAA protests, I posed. “Ambition should be made of sterner stuff,” he replied.

05 Mar 2020 1:58 AM

Lear’s lessons for our times: Should armies be retired?

Zia Mohyeddin’s latest production King Lear was performed in Lahore by the National Academy of Performing Arts, after an earlier run in Karachi.

15 Feb 2020 3:03 AM

Margins to mainstream

In the midst of contemporary theatre, some exponents are going back to their roots to include folk art forms in their productions.

01 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Rare Nehru document at IIT-Roorkee library

Having grown slowly since the British period, the library has a good archival collection, he said.

05 Feb 2019 2:16 AM


The Bard goes South

Hailing from France, India is Annette’s source of inspiration and a second home for over three decades.

12 Dec 2018 1:01 AM

Neil Simon: Twentieth century’s Shakespeare

His relatable characters also make him a favourite among youth groups.

29 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Intolerance is engineered

Students becoming pawns on political chess board. Course contents have a strong political flavour.

06 Mar 2018 1:33 AM

Shakespeare for the modern times

The tragic Lucrece has a connect with the woman of today says Paul Goodwin, who will premiere an adaptation of the poem in Mumbai on December 3.

28 Nov 2017 5:53 AM

Modern take on Lear

A debut novel adapts a Shakespearean tragedy and sets it in modern India.

22 Nov 2017 2:51 AM


After Rangoon, Vishal Bhardwaj to adapt book on Osama, al-Qaida

He is taking a break from Shakespeare and will be adapting 'The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight'.

26 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

Tomb of 'China's Shakespeare' Tang Xianzu discovered

Find out more about Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu.

03 Sep 2017 1:49 PM

'Shakespeare was gay, wrote sonnets for men', says director Gregory Doran

Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, 38 plays and two long narrative poems. Born in 1564, the Bard died in 1616.

23 Jul 2017 11:33 AM

Vishal Bhardwaj to adapt Twelfth Night

A close source reveals that Vishal wants to try his hand at one of the Bard’s comedy works.

04 Mar 2017 12:13 AM

Of Shakespeare, Queen & honours

Keeping to the royal theme, a scholar has discovered that Shakespeare wrote Hamlet later than people had thought.

09 Jan 2017 4:21 AM


Hidden Hamlet plot was used to flatter James I

Researchers have found that this is the wrong date and that the Bard did not produce the finished version for another two years.

03 Jan 2017 6:00 AM

A marvellous 400th tribute to William Shakespeare

Surgical Strike, a stand-up act by Sanjay Rajaura was a direct attack at the present government and its lack of will to change the system.

14 Dec 2016 6:16 AM