|"Oh shit Horatio, this is Yorick's skull! He was a |
nice guy and now he's dead. Man, life's weird..."
-Hamlet, Act V scene 1
"Pfft...Shakespeare. What'd he know?"-Bill Rauch
The translations aren't meant to replace the original works, Rauch insists, pointing out that we have both Romeo and Juliet and Westside Story. And he's right. Shakespeare's plays are adapted and updated all the time. Like, did you know that 10 Things I Hate About You is Taming of the Shrew or that The Lion King is Hamlet with lions instead of Danish people?
|It's also Kimba the White Lion because |
originality is for people who can't afford good lawyers.
|Don't judge, it was a|
world before Wikipedia.
|"Sometimes, when I'm alone, I like to explain my machinations |
out loud to no one in particular. It's just a little thing I do..."