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Blogging Shakespeare Jun 07, 2018 04:25 pm
By Kelsey Ridge, the Shakespeare Institute.
Shakespeare Relocated : Studies in Historical Psychology
Hugh M. Richmond, New York; Bern: Peter Lang, 2018.
Shakespeare papers given same cultural status as Magna Carta
Ninety Documents relating to the bard’s life have been added to Unesco’s heritage list.
Michelle Terry is The New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe
The new Director of Shakespeare's Globe is an experienced performer of Shakespeare including many roles in performances at the Globe itself. See the attached announcement:
It seems debate about production values for the classics is spreading. I hope I may be forgiven for citing a few sentences from a current commentary:
"Is our obsession with updating the classics diluting their essence?" by Michael Coveney - May 25, 2017 The Stage
Readers of previous plaintive entries in this blog may be interested in the opening of this review of Southwark Playbox’s production of Shirley’ The Cardinal, by Peter Malin, cited below:
The Cardinal by James Shirley, dir. Justin Audibert for Troupe @ Southwark Playhouse, 2017
May 18, 2017 03:40 pm | Peter Malin
Globe Heating Up?
It appears that the deconstruction of Shakespeare may be progressing apace at the rebuilt Globe Theatre. The current production of Romeo and Juliet as reviewed by London's Daily Telegraph seems to complete a process begun so effectively last year:
Current production values for Shakespeare are discussed in this review of a UC Berkeley performance of Twelfth Night:
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