Bard in the Park marks 10 years with (Shakespearean) tragedy

A foaming shore, a wind-shaked surge, grief of a “flood-gate and o’erbearing nature” – Shakespeare’s words for stormy weather rang especially true last week when Bard in the Park staged Othello at Kew Gardens. The outdoor play got flooded and rained on, almost at the same time. Hours before the show last Monday night, director […]

Dost thou enjoy the Bard? Othello opens in Norwood Park

Swordfights, singing, drunkenness, and love – Shakespeare had fun when he wrote the first acts of Othello. “I’ve watched versions of it where it’s total comedy at the start,” says Sean Killackey, director of the Beach’s Bard in the Park theatre company. “I think that’s what makes it a better tragedy in the end,” Killackey […]