This week’s Shakespeare news review includes some the RSC’s Dream 2016 project, infant mortality and parental grief in the new film of Macbeth, and statistical analysis of Shakespeare’s use of gender-specific language. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Ian McKellen offers words from Shakespeare on the matter of refugees
- As You Like It‘s Joe Bannister: ‘I love that Shakespeare went populist’
- What’s in a name? Innogen/Imogen in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline
- Dench’s withering stare goes global in Branagh’s ‘Winter’s Tale‘
- When it comes to Shakespeare, composer Patrick Doyle knows the score
- BBC picks up Ben Elton’s Shakespeare comedy
- Analyzing what Shakespeare has to say about gender
- Royal Shakespeare Company to take A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the road with a cast of amateurs
- Shakespeare’s kitchen discovered in dig
- This blasted heath – Justin Kurzel’s new Macbeth
- Shakespeare Theatre in Madison to cap 2015 season with rowdy romp
- Pericles at the Folger Library (review)
- As You Like It by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (review)
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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