Shakespeare Alive Author:Joseph Papp & Elizabeth Kirkland Discover the London of Shakespeare's time, a fascinating place to be - full of mayhem and magic, exploration and exploitation, courtiers and foreigners. Stroll through narrow, winding streets crowded with merchants and minstrels, hoist a pint in a rowdy alehouse, and hurry across the river to the open-air Globe Theatre to see the latest play wr... more »itten by a young man named Will Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Alive! spirits you back to the very heart of that London - as everyday people might have experienced it. Find out how young people fell in love, how workers and artists made ends meet, what people found funny and what they feared most. Go on location with an Elizabethan theater company to learn how plays were produced, where Shakespear's plots came from and how he transformed them. Hear the music of Shakesper's languages and the words we still use today that werefirst spoken in his time.« less