Can You Perform Shakespeare on a Table Top?

“What are you talking about?” you might ask.  “Is this some kind of strange puppet theatre?”

The reduction of Shakespeare’s rich language, staging and characterisation to household objects parading across a table-top seems almost like a Dada joke.  But just look at the reviews for the performance in Chicago.

You can get a taste for what it is all about here on the British Council website.

Here we have Macbeth:


and here we have Julius Caesar:




and this is Richard Lowdon talking about the reasoning behind the project:


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