modern day shakespeare adaptions that should exist

  • southern gothic macbeth. the bloody, brutal themes of the play in the suffocating atmosphere of the genre. the imagery of lady macbeth’s hands dripping with blood! the witches! macbeth’s madness when he believes the swamp has actually come to life to kill him! it’s like it was made for this play
  • political othello. make him secretary of defense or state. imagine a house of cards like environment. addresses issues of current racism and misogyny in politics, and Iago’s jealous/obsessive love for Othello with very clear homo-erotic undertones. like extremely explicit and how that translates in such a masculine setting to understand Iago’s intent.
  • police hamlet. hamlet senior as the deputy in nyc. his mysterious death draws his son home from stanford/harvard/what-have-you. a modern day noir-like detective mystery. emphasis on ophelia’s depression and subsequent decent into madness by popping too many pills. the way the “respectful” upper-class tear themselves apart splashed all across the media.
  • the tempest as lost.
  • titus andronicus as a proper horror movie, set in the current war in the middle east.
  • college midsummer nights dream. the fairyland is a popular night club. lots of dubstep music and drugs slipped in dark corners of the dance floor.

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msjosephinemarch:

FEMSLASH FEBRUARY: 28 DAYS O’ QUEER LADIES23 / 28 - Joanne Jefferson/Maureen Johnson | RENT

msjosephinemarch:

FEMSLASH FEBRUARY: 28 DAYS O’ QUEER LADIES
23 / 28 - Joanne Jefferson/Maureen Johnson | RENT

cooldadoropher:

Know thou first,

I loved the maid I married; never man

Sigh’d truer breath; but that I see thee here,

Thou noble thing! more dances my rapt heart

Than when I first my wedded mistress saw

Bestride my threshold.

{Coriolanus act IV Scene V}

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fuckyeahcostumedramas:

Romeo and Juliet in film (1936, 1968, 1996 & 2013 versions).

“When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.” 



Death is your art. You make it with your hands day after day. That final gasp, that look of peace. And part of you is desperate to know: What’s it like? Where does it lead you? And now you see, that’s the secret. Not the punch you didn’t throw or the kicks you didn’t land… Every Slayer has a death wish. Even you.

Death is your art. You make it with your hands day after day. That final gasp, that look of peace. And part of you is desperate to know: What’s it like? Where does it lead you? And now you see, that’s the secret. Not the punch you didn’t throw or the kicks you didn’t land… Every Slayer has a death wish. Even you.

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“My lady. Are you ready?”

“Yes. Oh, yes.”

“You’re not scared?”

“Let him be scared of me”

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the-fandoms-have-the-phone-box:

kisaragishintaro:

imagine a series where everyone is already dead and enjoying the afterlife but the events start to happen and people start to revive so the plot focuses on people trying to cling to death because they dont want to go back to the world and live and have to put up with everything

so in this series instead of the usual “everyone dies” tragedy the problem becomes that “everyone lives”

WRITE A BOOK

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Carol. 21. ISTJ. Bi. Cis. Brazilian.


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