Aug 102011
 

Hamlet    Act III, Scene ii                       
Hamlet
Much Ado About Nothing  Act II, Scene iii
Benedick
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

How does an actor stay truthful to the character? For John Douglas Thompson, an actor celebrated for his physical approach, the answer is surprising: follow his thoughts.  Listen along as John takes on two cerebral but very different heroes – Hamlet and Benedick, in the latest interview from the State of Shakespeare.

Click here to view Hamlet; Act III, Scene ii.

Click here to view Much Ado About Nothing; Act II, Scene iii.

Click here for a fully-scanned version of the text.

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