Review: Bard comically humanized off-Broadway

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 14, 2013 at 4:25 pm •  Published: January 14, 2013
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To illustrate his points, DeVita briefly impersonates a number of people, from his own frustrated acting teachers to larger-than-life theatrical figures. One hilarious bit has famed Elizabethan actor Richard Burbage castigating his friend Will for inventing confusing words in "Hamlet." DeVita says that Shakespeare added more than 2,000 words to the English language, "600 in Hamlet alone." That could explain what Burbage was yelling about.

By sharing insights and humor from his never-ending journey toward honesty and understanding in performing the glorious language of Shakespeare, DeVita shines a light for all of us on The Bard's articulation of "the things we feel in our hearts but can't always express."

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