Category Archives: This Week in Shakespeare

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, July 7th, 2014

This week’s news review contains a whole bunch of Shakespeare reviews (as the summer season continues), coverage of the June 30 Shakespeare in America event by the Public Forum, a 13 year-old New Zealand student who has won a Shakespeare essay writing contest for the second time, Bootleg Shakespeare, and dermatologists claiming that because of his depiction of skin problems, Shakespeare caused misery to people with said problems. 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, for the week ending Monday, June 30th, 2014

This week’s news review contains a whole bunch of Shakespeare reviews (as the summer season continues), the upcoming Doctor Who/Shakespeare mash-up book, Cincinnati Shakespeare winning a $25,000 NEA Grant, an eight-actor 90-minute Hamlet, and a discussion on the possibilities inherent in the design of a Shakespeare video game. 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, for the week ending Monday, June 23rd, 2014

This week’s news review contains a whole bunch of Shakespeare reviews (as the summer season heats up), a puppet Titus, a futuristic take based on The First Part of Henry the Fourth, a comic book, and the Fringe Festival in Ontario, Canada, bringing local political candidates on stage to throw down some Bard. 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, for the week ending Monday, June 16th, 2014

This week’s news review contains discussions of “Will on the Hill” in Washington DC, the Shakespearean grandeur of The Lion King‘s villain, and the new web comedy series “Complete Works” on Hulu, among others, and 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, for the week ending Monday, June 9th, 2014

This week’s news review contains discussions of the relevancy of Shakespeare, the plight of a documentary about a Thai Shakespeare production, and the Broadway debut of Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth, among others, and 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, for the week ending Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Today, we launch a brand new podcast, a weekly overview of Shakespeare news and notes, plus some historical dates for what happened in the last seven dates of the year in this history of the Bard, and the history of his histories.

This week’s news review contains discussions of Judi Dench joining Benedict Cumberbatch in Richard III for the BBC, Gillian Flynn revisiting Hamlet, Drunk Shakespeare and multiple new productions around the world,AND our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
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