This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Shakespeare-inspired getaways, the closure of Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespearean histories, Shakespeare’s role throughout America’s history, and a boatload of reviews for the all-female The Taming of the Shrew. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Five Shakespeare-inspired getaways
- Finally: Stagehands at Oregon Shakespeare Festival have their first union contract
- Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre to suspend operations
- Michael Pennington on the magic of Shakespeare, tackling the role of Lear and the buzz of theatre
- How did Shakespeare shape our sense of history?
- Shakespeare at center stage in our national story
- A new season and a new stage for Shakespeare in Delaware Park
- ACTIVE MEASURES: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure opens in protest of HB2 at Sputnik
- Experience Shakespeare performances outdoors
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes to Santa Monica
- Troilus and Cressida by The Arden Shakespeare Gild (review)
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Staten Island Shakespeare Theatre (review)
- Love’s Labor’s Lost by Silicon Valley Shakespeare (review)
- Romeo and Juliet by Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (review)
- Twelfth Night by Bedlam (review)
- Henry V by Tennessee Shakespeare Company (review)
- Richard III at the Almeida (reviews: Guardian | Daily Mail)
- Twelfth Night by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival (review)
- Pericles by Riverside Theatre (review)
- The Comedy of Errors by Colorado Shakespeare Festival (review)
- The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare-in-the-Park (reviews: Huffington Post | NY Daily News | Hollywood Reporter | Yahoo | Guardian | NY Times | AMNY | Village Voice)
3:58 – should be “Fiennes’ performance” not “Fiennes’ production”
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