Staging the Fight: Hamlet, Laertes, and the Rapier

Staging the Fight: Hamlet, Laertes, and the Rapier

In 1610, when Shakespeare was 46 years old, Ridalfo Capoferro wrote the definitive work on rapier fencing, which not only enjoyed popularity for over 150 years but remains a reference text for professional fencers today. In that work, he outlined specific techniques...
Did Shakespeare Have Kids?

Did Shakespeare Have Kids?

You may have met Hamnet, but do you know Susanna and Judith? William Shakespeare and his wife, Anne, had three children and one grandchild. This week, we take a look at Shakespeare’s children inside this episode of Did Shakespeare.  What you’ll learn: How...
8 Modern Words We Get From Shakespeare

8 Modern Words We Get From Shakespeare

8 Modern Words That We Get From Shakespeare DOWNLOAD THE LIST BELOW! Ever had someone tell you they questioned if a guy from 500 years ago could still be relevant today? I have. So many times people ask me, “How do you read that stuff? Isn’t the text too...