Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | Categories: Features
That, very likely, was the question.
Traditionally, we have seen Shakespeare as an opportunity for actors to display their elocution. Big round O's, rolling R's -- some of the greatest phrases in the English language pronounced with exquisite diction.
But all that fancy talking may not be all that authentic.
This recording, from a performance of "Macbeth" is the result of careful research -- research that has examined what Shakespeare's plays would have sounded like when the man himself was still around: