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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, May 22nd, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes El Barrio, Chesapeake, Roald Dahl, Fringe, and lots of Timon reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Sacrifices. And Not

OK, so you know I’m working as an assistant stage manager on a show (we open on Friday…tech week…must. have. more. time. anyway…more on that later in the week). I love the show. You wanna know how you can tell? Because there are two things I can’t see/attend because of the run.

What does this have to do with Shakespeare, you ask?

Well, how does Shakespeare-themed burlesque sound to ya?

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, May 15th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes reviews of Comedy, Macbeth, and not-quite-Lear, as well as Shakesepeare by the Sea and in Oklahoma. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, May 8th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast  includes a rap Coriolanus, staged Canon readings, and a “sensitive” Richard III. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, May 1st, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast  includes Shaq-daddy spoiling Shakespeare, political Tempests, a Shakespeare fraud, coin tosses, and a whole bunch of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 24th, 2017

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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.

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The NEW and IMPROVED Periodic Table of Shakespeare [infographic]

Almost exactly a year ago, I posted an infographic: The Periodic Table of Shakespeare. At the time, I summed it up thus:

There are so many plays. Some obvious collaborations (The Two Noble Kinsmen and the like). Some lost to time (Love’s Labor’s Won). Those pesky “problem plays” (a distinction that I’m growing less and less fond of). And stuff that isn’t theatrical at all. Plus, I wanted to layer over it some kind of historical progression of his writing (we don’t know the actual chronology of composition, but we have some rough ideas).

And thus, The Periodic Table of Shakespeare was born…

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 17th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes mobility, overzealous correcting, crimes, vaudeville, and a bunch of Nothing reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 10th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes drunks, millennials, inmates, and directors. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes newborns, shawls, creepy teachers, The Public Theater, and the Bard on bikes. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 27th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes the passing of the ‘Shakespeare of Rock and Roll,’ dice, fake news, and lotsa Roman reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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