Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Hamlet”

Not For An Age But For A Moment—And Therefore For All Time

Has Shakespeare conquered so thoroughly in the four centuries since his death in part because he did so little to promote his own work?

Posted April 26th, 2016

Exit Ghost

Two classically haunted plays – by Shakespeare and Ibsen – are incompletely exorcised in their current productions.

Posted April 28th, 2015

The Mirror Up To Nature

I’m late in getting to the whole “it’s not relatable” business begun …

Posted August 5th, 2014

See Me: Tommy at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

The classic rock opera does not have any ironic distance, but we do.

Posted October 1st, 2013

Prayer? Or the Ambiguities? Measure for Measure at Stratford

Refusing to reduce Shakespeare’s classic by “solving” the core problems.

Posted June 3rd, 2013

Unintended Side Effects of Playing the (Genre) Expectations Game

Steven Soderbergh’s “Side Effects”

Posted March 14th, 2013