• Celebrating The Bard,  Discussion

    The Show Must Go Online – A kindred spirit in the online Shakespeare world

    Looking for some brand new productions of Shakespeare to watch during this time of quarantine and lockdown? Republic Creator/Director, Sally McLean was recently part of a brilliant new initiative out of the UK – The Show Must Go Online – playing “Katherina” in The Taming Of The Shrew in their second live reading performance opposite an extraordinary cast of actors from all over the globe performing the whole play live online from their respective homes! Actors based in the USA, UK, Canada and Germany, with Sally from Australia, played live to a global audience – and you can watch the whole thing, as it happened in the video above! Described as a new and highly engaging form…

  • Behind The Scenes,  Video

    How do you make a crowd from 8 people? S2E5 Behind-The-Scenes featuring Wahibe Moussa #Shakespeare #WebSeries

    Step behind the scenes of Episode Five, Season Two to see how we put together the episode. See how you can turn a group of 7-8 people into a crowd of 20, hear a little about the philosophy behind the season and the way we interpret these monologues, see some of the deleted scenes of this ep and witness the on screen debut of acclaimed Australian Director, Richard Sarell in his role as “Petruchio”. Featuring Wahibe Moussa, Richard Sarell, Jessica Martin, Taylah McLean, Sarah Penn and Marissa Tunks (Cast) with Sally McLean, Shaun Herbertson, Bashir Towdiee, Billy Smedley, Tim McCormick, Paulie King, Taryn Gionis, Joel Gionis and Falon Ryan. Filmed…

  • Episodes,  Video

    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E5 Wahibe Moussa as “Katherina” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two continues … Episode Five of Season Two is now available on our Youtube channel for all the world to see!  We are delighted to be able to bring you the fabulous Wahibe Moussa, playing a piece from The Taming of The Shrew for your viewing enjoyment. “Fie, fie! unknit that threatening unkind brow, And dart not scornful glances from those eyes, To wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor”  Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Katherina”, played by Wahibe Moussa, as she faces the realities of being a woman in a man’s world who has learned to dance to the tune of politics to get what she most desires. “My mind hath been…