Is it not monstrous?

I haven’t posted news here about my scholarly work before, but maybe I should – even if only because I haven’t posted any news in a really long time.

Today was a day. In the morning, a paper on Shakespeare, Monstrosity, Acting and the Devilish at the Perdition Catch My Soul symposium at Shakespeare’s Globe; in the afternoon a presentation on my work with Pop-up Globe at the New Old Spaces colloquium at the Rose Theatre, Kingston. As the final act of a busy term teaching five groups of acting students from as many institutions, two papers in one day in august scholarly-theatrical environments, concentrating on two different and yet codependent aspects of my work: the scholarly and the theatrical, natch.

Because I idiotically double-booked myself.

Monstrous. So it goes. Next, there’s this buskin about to shake this great stage of fools:


See you next year …