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VIDEO: Barry Edelstein Talks Sonnets on The Old Globe's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE

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The Old Globe has released a new episode of Thinking Shakespeare Live: Sonnets!

In this episode, Barry Edelstein recaps the history and form of the Bard's sonnets before having some fun with his genius use of irony.

Check out the video below!

Thinking Shakespeare Live: Sonnets! is an ideal introduction to Shakespeare for families and young audiences, as well as an exciting new look at the playwright for Bardophiles. Shakespeare's 154 sonnets, each only 14 lines long, contain some of his most beautiful and moving language. This half-hour, "social-distance" version of Thinking Shakespeare Live! introduces the sonnets and then delves into one masterpiece of the form, exploring its language and how it works, and how it relates to Shakespeare's work for the stage.



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