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TEXT Back!

John Morton
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One of the most fun projects we worked on last year was TEXT|Messages in the Project Arts Centre. Based entirely on William Shakespeare’s plays, it was designed to showcase young directors and actors battling the Bard using only 160 lines of his text. And the rules were tight, no editing, consecutive text and no changing […]

Shakespeare In Dublin

Ken McGuire
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Three of our musketeers, who recently performed Shakespeare In Bits as part of the Rockfall Festival on the October Bank Holiday weekend in Kilkenny, are taking to Dublin tonight and bring with them a scaled down version of the festival show at the Ha’penny Bridge Inn. Messrs Colfer, Doran and Murphy (who, outside of Shakespeare, […]

Eddie Murphy In Bits

John Morton
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In our final interview with the Shakespeare In Bits troupe before they hit the stage tomorrow night, Eddie Murphy is asked some questions about William Shakespeare and then he thinks about them and then he answers them. 1. Describe Shakespeare In Bits in five words? Shake Spear Is Deadly… Okay? 2. Which Shakespeare character would […]

Stephen Colfer In Bits

John Morton
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Ahead of next week’s run of Shakespeare In Bits, we’re putting some questions to the trio of thespians who’ll be taking the scalpel to William Shakespeare. First up is Mr. Stephen Colfer. 1. Describe Shakespeare In Bits in 5 words. It is a good play 2. Which Shakespearean character would you most like to play? […]

Shakespeare In Bits Returns

Ken McGuire
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We’re in the throes of our Dario Fo season and up to our theatrical necks in rehearsals for Accidental Death of An Anarchist, but never ones to sit about or turn down the opportunity to put on a show, we’ve managed to squeeze another production in, this time for the October Bank Holiday weekend as […]

A Shakespearean Success

Ken McGuire
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Kilkenny’s most recent addition to the online press, Kilkenny Alive, has an article published today covering the Shakespeare In Bits performances and Shakespeare In The House festival at the weekend. The feedback from the event has been fantastic. The festival was a great idea and its brilliant to see that it was such a success. […]

Shakespeare In Bits – Day 2

Ken McGuire
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The curtain fell on the 2009 Shakespeare In The House festival earlier today. On behalf of myself (Ken), John M, John D, Kevin, Scott, Niamh and Stephen, a hearty “thank you” to all who came to see our performances yesterday and earlier today (Sunday). Thanks also to Rothe House for hosting the festival and to […]

Shakespeare In Bits Trailer

John Morton
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A sneak preview trailer of this weekend’s Shakespeare In Bits has just gone online. It sees the entire performance speeded up in all it’s fast forward glory. It was recorded during yesterday’s rehearsals by Stephen Colfer and has been nicely edited together to give you the full ADD loving run of our Shakespearean battle rap. […]