Fry and Laurie’s Masterclass in Shakespeare

As I’ve already shared, I’ve been doing a lot of research and reading of Shakespeare lately. The other day I ran across this video, which in the middle of all the seriousness(and absolute excellence) of Sir Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Patrick Stewart and Dame Judy Dench, is the perfect reprieve! Watch and enjoy. Fry and Laurie:Continue reading “Fry and Laurie’s Masterclass in Shakespeare”

Shakespeare’s Works in Progress

If you followed me on Instagram at all in 2014, you probably noticed that I was reading through all of Shakespeare’s Works. I am happy to say that I completed that goal in November, almost exactly a year after I started(with the exception of The Two Noble Kinsmen, which was not included in the editionContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Works in Progress”

Working Hard

Maybe you’ve noticed. Maybe you haven’t. I haven’t written that many blogs this year. Last spring I was writing one every week. Then I went through a period last Fall where I felt like I didn’t have much to say. In the last few months I have had much to say, but too much goingContinue reading “Working Hard”

Shakespeare in a Year: The Beginning

This last year I was inspired to create my own content. Many ideas have sparked, developed, come, gone, and some lay in hibernation. That is a part of the creative process, isn’t it? Run with your ideas until you can’t run anymore. Something like that. Anyway, over the Summer I had this idea to readContinue reading “Shakespeare in a Year: The Beginning”

Playing Portia in Julius Caesar

I am thrilled to announce that I will be playing Portia in Julius Caesar with Handwritten Productions in Seattle, WA. I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this production with an audience. We open this Friday, September 27th at 7:30 pm. ALL PERFORMANCES ARE PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN! WHAT: Handwritten Productions presents “Julius Caesar” byContinue reading “Playing Portia in Julius Caesar”

L.A. here I come!

It’s been a long time coming… I grew up in Seattle, making yearly trips to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, attending shows at the Seattle Children’s Theatre, Taproot Theatre and the Bathhouse. I fell in love with Shakespeare at an early age and was easily grasping the language and playing characters by age 9. By JrContinue reading “L.A. here I come!”