This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes a passing of a directing great, a weird recruiting tool, the Bard’s greatest couple, and a call for plays. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- A compendium of Shakespeare’s plants, from Juliet’s rose to Ophelia’s bouquet
- It’s a scandal how badly Shakespeare is being served by London’s theatreland
- Where to see free Shakespeare in the Park
- Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with GRSF
- Come and work at Shakespeare’s Globe – if you can put up with ‘the cabals, the connivers and the personality problems’
- Why Shakespeare matters in Houston
- Chesapeake Shakespeare’s next season punctuates classics with the story of the boldest Shakespeare production ever
- Little Lecture Series to explore benefits of Shakespeare today
- Sharpen thy wit, TNT’s Shakespeare series will premiere in July
- Your favourite Shakespeare lovers revealed
- Bryant Park Shakespeare offers a midtown alternative to Central Park
- Adirondack Shakespeare Co season includes gender-swapped Macbeth, all new Cymbeline, and more
- Shakespeare died 401 years ago, but original scripts from his era live on in a new digital archive
- Falstaff: Give Me Life (book) by Harold Bloom (review)
- American Shakespeare Center launches playwriting competition
This podcast was recorded with a Yeti microphone by Blue Microphones on an iPad Air 2, using GarageBand for iOS. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
The bumper music (Blue Nuke) and the segue music (Sonic Chaos) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com, which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.