Loads of great performance news this week! The American Shakespeare Center finds a home for its vast archives at Washington & Lee University. The Royal Shakespeare Company begins plans for its 50th Anniversary. Washington Shakespeare Company changes its name. Pennsylvania Shakespeare pulls off a successful production of Shakespeare and Fletcher’s rarely performed The Two Noble […]
I really don’t think there’s much more to say. Shakespeare. In. Klingon. Go forth, my fellow Trekkie Shakespeare nerds, and rejoice…or pout if you’re not in the D.C. area. If I can find a babysitter, I’ll see you there. Click here for more information, and here for the full article in the Washington Post.
Every Friday, The Shakespeare Standard posts a collection of stories about innovative voices in Shakespeare studies and performances. Below you will find this week’s gathering, including links where you can find the stories. Enjoy! Maureen Dowd of The New York Times wonders how you solve a problem like Shylock. Lev Raphael explores a new theory that […]
Welcome to Will and Testament. This is the first of a new and occasional column about things Shakespeare, theatre in practice, and beyond. I’m throwing a bomb at something. And I’m definitely in the blast zone. My institution, particularly in the area of arts marketing, has a butts-in-seats problem. Everyone looks around at each other […]
Not too long ago, I read this article over at the BBC. Roger Scruton speaks to something that I’ve wrestled with more or less my entire adult life: I don’t find modern art that interesting. I can tell that the intent of the author is to shock, or to surprise, or to offend, but I […]
Welcome, readers! This week in Shakespeare education news, we cover the various ways in which practitioners and teachers are trying to reach out to their students and kindle an interest in Shakespeare beyond the static page … Educational Engagement Schools and theatre companies are exploring new ways to get students involved and interested in Shakespeare’s […]
Kill Shakespeare: The Board Game From comic book artists Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery, the creators of Kill Shakespeare, comes Kill Shakespeare: The Board Game. The duo has pitted some of Shakespeare’s heroes and villains against each other to kill or save the reclusive wizard, William Shakespeare. The quest requires players to expand their […]
This is part of a weekly series here at TSS: Early Modern and Open Access regularly showcases peer reviewed articles (or other resources) of interest to early modernists that are freely available in open access formats. Citation D. Scott Broyles, ‘Shakespeare’s Reflections on Love and Law in Romeo & Juliet’, J Juris 115, (2013). Abstract This Article […]
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