Tag: Shakespeare

Fast away the old year..

  I pulled my head in out of the window and listened. I heard the reindeer on the roof. I could hear their hoofs pawing and prancing on the roof. “Shut the window,” said mamma. I stood still and listened. From A Visit from Saint Nicholas (In the Ernest Hemingway Manner) by James Thurber. Read …

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Were the reviews that bad?

On this day in 1613 Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre burned down. Built in 1599, The Globe Theatre, constructed of timber with a thatched roof and would hold an audience of up to 1500 people. During a June 29, 1613 production of a play called All is True (which might later have been renamed Henry VIII and …

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