What determines a Shakespearean actor's greatness? Is it the will to uphold established practice while embracing the avant-garde? Does it depend on how ingeniously a performer wrests humanity from every role, whether central or subordinate? And when the dangers of rote and creative stagnation creep into an actor's great room, does his mettle hinge on defying augury or forging new... More >>>
Chairman of the Bard: Tony Church gives 'em a bit of history.