Marlowe in Love

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe, (1564 – 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. He was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day and greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year and became the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe’s mysterious early death.… Read More Marlowe in Love

A teatro: “Cuore di cane” 🎭

Scritto da Michail Bulgakov nel 1925, “Cuore di cane” fu censurato in Russia fino al 1987, mentre in Italia fu pubblicato a metà degli anni Sessanta, assieme all’altro capolavoro dello stesso autore, “Il Maestro e Margherita”. Un luminare della medicina il Professor Preobražénskij sta cercando una terapia per il ringiovanimento delle persone, che gli dia… Read More A teatro: “Cuore di cane” 🎭

The Original Globe Theatre Burns Down (29th June 1613)

    The Globe Theatre, built in 1599 by Shakespeare’s playing company, was a three-storey, open-air amphitheatre able to house up to 3,000 spectators. The theatre-goers included the ‘Groundlings’ (the common people who watched the play standing in the pit and paid only 1 penny – in the summer were nicknamed ‘Stinkards’ for obvious reasons),… Read More The Original Globe Theatre Burns Down (29th June 1613)