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Alone on stage, with no props or costumes, distinguished and celebrated actor Ian McKellen performs some of the most striking monologues from Shakespeare’s masterpieces. With wit and humor, McKellen continues this amazing one man show by discussing his relationship with theatre and offering a discourse on some of the greatest plays of all time.
Ian McKellen is the best Shakespearian actor ever. His readings on this CD are magicalPublished 13 days ago by L. Hornak
And we have fun watching.
Ian McKellen is a one man show with minimalist back ground on stage. Read more
I was lucky enough to see this live when I was a teenager, and did not know it was available on DVD. It's a wonderful one-man show by a true living legend.Published 10 months ago by S. Ferguson
Saw on PBS so many years ago,and when saw it available here,had to buy it on Prime Instant.Sir Ian is perfect with his "Master Class" on the different plays. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ellen
Anyone who teaches Shakespeare, whether it is "Romeo and Juliet" (can't do italics here, so have to use quotes), Julius Caesar, MacBeth, Hamlet, etc., should watch this. Read morePublished 13 months ago by R. S. Harris
I was in the front row for the first performance McKellen did in Westwood, CA. What a night! It's a master class in Shakespeare, taught by one of the leading performers of the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Serai
The Greats of today talk/show "how to act" from the actors point of view. Ian McKellan, Judy Dench, many others. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Koch