Horror is not a popular genre for theatre or for Shakespeare, but he tackled it in Titus Andronicus and, if taken from that perspective, it becomes a show far more unique than its detractors might think. In this episode of Shakespeare Unbard, Joel Fishbane discusses this bloody and brutal play.
Word of warning: this episode of Shakespeare Unbard discuses Titus Andronicus, a play that deals in adult themes. Viewer discretion is advised.
In this episode, you'll hear quotes and clips from:
Shakespeare, William. "Titus Andronicus" Librivox Recording.
Shakespeare, William. The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus . (The Riverside Shakespeare) Houghton and Mifflin, 1974.
Taymor, Julie. Titus. Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1999.