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FAB Culture: To Be or not to Be… The Portrait of Famed 19th Century Shakespearean Actor Ira Aldridge
Could this be the portrait of Ira Aldridge, the acclaimed black Shakespearean actor? The discovery of a 1820s painting is causing quite a bit of a stir amongst art and social historians keen to solve the puzzle.
To date no-one has … Continue reading
“The dictator must be assassinated. But who will replace him?”
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s revival of the Bard’s political drama, Julius Caesar, is re-imagined in modern, politically volatile Africa with an all-black cast. The production is directed by Gregory Doran.
Shakespeare’s … Continue reading
“Two friends, both alike in dignity in fair Verona where we lay our scene” were the words with which Two Gents kicked off their amazing adaptation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at The Globe on 9 May, taking a … Continue reading
As Fab Magazine we’re delighted to be reviewing in The Globe Theatre’s Globe to Globe Season celebrating the 448th birthday of one of the world’s greatest playwrights William Shakespeare.
In celebration of the man who wrote such classics as Romeo and … Continue reading
Ahead of the Zimbabwe Achievers 2012 on 28 April which will see her host the evening at the prestigious Grange Tower Hill Hotel, Zimbabwean actress Chipo Chung chats exclusively from LA to FAB Editor Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo and talks cinema, theatre, … Continue reading
Next month the Globe to Globe Festival 2012 kicks off and will be hosting multiple shows throughout April running all the way into June. Coming all the way from Zimbabwe, Two Gents Productions will present ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ over … Continue reading
“Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Her infinite variety.”
- William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, 2.2
Not sure if this is what Shakespeare had in mind in his description of the ‘Queen of the Nile’ but with rumours now confirmed that Angelina will … Continue reading