This week’s Shakespeare news review includes dating tips from the Bard, lots of reviews of Merry Wives in New Jersey, Cymbeline in London, and Macbeth on the silver screen, as well as the passing of a great man. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Shakespeare, the ultimate dating coach
- A real thief
- Where there’s a quill … help to unpick manuscripts from the days of Shakespeare
- Two ruthless Roman queens were the REAL inspiration for Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth
- The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (reviews: CentralJersey.com | TheaterMania)
- Cymbeline by Shakespeare’s Globe (reviews: What’s On Stage | Telegraph | The Arts Desk)
- Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare’s Henriad by Harry Berger Jr.
- Macbeth film (reviews: Star Tribune | Philly.com | Washington Post | MLive | San Diego Union Tribune)
- 2:22 – should be “theory” not “theater”
- 2:52 – should be “April 21” not “April 1”
This podcast was recorded with the built-in microphone on an Acer Chromebook C720, using AudioRecorder from gideon.weissman (webaudiodemos.appspot.com). It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
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