The Bard's works first came to India through the British East India Company.

Bollywood embraces the Bard

January 13, 2012
The works of Shakespeare and Western literary culture are inextricably linked. This is understood as fact by any Yale student: How often do we all endure lectures on the Western canon? But it is less obvious that Shakespeare could resonate just as deeply in the East. “Shakespeare Wallah,” a 1965 film directed by James Ivory »

Minimalist ‘Island’ rich in talent

November 12, 2010
6:15 p.m., Thursday evening. It is exactly one hour and 45 minutes before opening night of the Tony-nominated play “Once on This Island” — Yale style. Director Elle Ramel ’11 walks into the Off-Broadway Theater and is immediately accosted. “Elle, I can’t sing,” mimes a cast member silently. Elle stares at her impassively. “Okay, no, »

Welcome to Family WEEKEND

October 22, 2010
Play dress up with our WEEKEND paper dolls.