Friday, December 10, 2010

Where Are You?

A comment from Ed made me realize that I don't have a good picture of where everybody is. So, I'm asking. Where are you?

Me? I'm in Massachusetts, north of Boston. So I do get to see the occasional local show, but even though there's all kinds of Shakespeare going on in and around Boston I do not often get in to see it.

17 comments:

Southpaw said...

I'm lucky enough to live in New York City, so there have been some wonderful opportunities to see performances in the area. Fortunately, I had the chance to see Patrick Stewart in the Scottish Play, Jude Law's Hamlet, and the glorious Sir Ian McKellen in The Tempest--to name a few.
I enjoy reading the reviews from the plays that you get to see!

Andrew Huntley said...

Way down in Pittsburgh for me, but I do travel for work, mostly an NYC/Philly/D.C. triangle.

Sherrie W said...

I'm in Utah and lucky enough to be close to the Utah Shakespearean Festival. If you haven't seen a production on their Renaissance stage, you are really missing out!!!

Hex Reinette said...

I'm in south London, UK ^^
(Morden, to be precise, which is near Wimbledon - you know, like the tennis)
Luckily for me, I live right by the station, so it's really easy for me to get up to central London and see whichever Shakespeare plays I like ^^

Ed said...

Cape Cod, which means I'm equidistant from Boston,and the Actors Shakespeare Project has labored nobly since 2004 staging three or four productions on their way to doing all of them, and Providence, where Trinity Rep usually does one a year. (They skipped this year, but word is that they're doing Merchant next season.)

Angela said...

Sarasota, Florida.

I'm in grad school down here.

But if all goes according to plan, I'll be moving to London next summer.

catkins said...

I am in upstate NY, but within striking distance of NYC. As a matter of fact, I just saw Pacino in Merchant of Venice. A very interesting production and Pacino certainly had the chops for the role.

catkins said...

Forgot to mention, I am also 20 minutes from Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA. Often quite fun, sometimes surprisingly good.

Doceo said...

I just moved to Massachusetts from southern Indiana. It's been quite a culture shift, but I'm enjoying my new home.

Alexi said...

Philadephia, the city of brotherly love, is my home turf. I've been known to travel to catch shows, such as Pacino's Merchant in NYC. And every summer I head down to Staunton, VA for American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp at the Blackfriars Playhouse.

Giulia Listo said...

I'm in São Paulo, Brazil.
Not much Shakespeare going on here.
Shakespeare Geek gives me hope to find other people that share this love. :)

Cass said...

Staunton, VA, at the American Shakespeare Center -- and I'm a life-long Virginia belle with no intention of leaving. ;)

Haley said...

Southern Indiana, on the Illinois border.

Paul Britton said...

Rochester, New York, close enough to Ontario that we can see Shakespeare regularly at the Stratford Festival, where it's absolutely first-class (usually!). The best in 2010 at Stratford: Christopher Plummer as Prospero; Ben Carlson as Leontes and and Seana McKenna as Paulina. We see Shakespeare now and then in NYC and in Lenox, MA at Shakespeare & Co.

BBL901 said...

Just moved from NYC to Appleton, WI. Much less opportunity but APT in Spring Green can be quite good.

Dan said...

I've lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for 11 and a half years after growing up in Indianapolis. Contrary to what I had suspected, there's a lot of Shakespeare done by the community theaters in Albuquerque, almost as much as there was in Indy. The high schools do a lot of Shakespeare, too, which my high school never did.

Sphinxvictorian said...

I'm in Brattleboro, Vermont, and we have an active theatre community here, including doing a Shakespeare play at one of our local parks every summer (this last summer we did Hamlet, in which I had several small-ish parts. It was a lot of fun to do!)

I was privileged to have as one of my advisors at nearby Marlboro College, Paul Nelsen, who was part of the group of Shakespeare scholars who were instrumental in getting the New Globe up and running in London.