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Owning Shakespeare's Text With YOUR Natural Voice and Speech

Updated: Apr 20

It's tempting to read Shakespeare's plays and imagine them being performed in a British dialect.

After all, many of the plays take place in England. He obviously wrote in England. The plays were originally performed in England. And let's face it, the text sounds heavenly when Branagh, Rylance, and Dench do it.

So it's totally understandable that the actor's impulse is to perform them with a British dialect. <