October 2014: Hamlet by William Shakespeare ……………………………………….. "To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them? To die. . . . But that the dread of something after death, the undiscover'd country from whose bourn no traveller returns, puzzles the will and makes us rather bear those ills we have than fly to others that we know not of?"
Last summer I put together an Operetta Bingo sheet, scientifically designed to capture the most popular cliches present in light opera. Well, it just seemed obvious to apply the same process to Shakespeare's plays. Given the huge number of cliches present in Shakespeare, I thought it wise to break them down by genre. Today we look at the comedies. BINGO