This week’s Shakespeare news review includes announcements of the 2015 seasons for both Shakespeare Festival St. Louis and Kentucky Shakespeare, Station Eleven, the upcoming fundraising Benefit for Georgia Shakespeare, the film Muse of Fire, a whispered outdoor production of Coriolanus, and Kung Fu Hamlet. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announces 2015 season
- Kentucky Shakespeare announces 2015 season
- Emily St. John Mandel and Station Eleven
- Baltimore’s New Home for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
- Stratford Festival to Offer Movie Versions of Plays
- Benefit for Georgia Shakespeare
- Paul Berry
- How was Richard III killed?
- Sigh no more, pupils, sigh no more… Shakespeare beaks down educational barriers
- When did Shylock become a slur?
- Muse of Fire
- Shakespeare’s meant to be heard
- Pericles by The Public Theater
- Pericles by the New American Shakespeare Tavern
- Henry V by Lazarus Theater Company
- Romeo and Juliet by Marin Shakespeare Company
- Romeo and Juliet by The Fools and Kings Project
- Kung Fu Hamlet by Fairbanks Drama Association
- Othello by the Odyssey Theater
- Much Ado About Nothing by Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (review)
- The Tempest by Drama in the Dale (review)
- King Lear by Chicago Shakespeare Theater (review)
- King Lear by Shakespeare’s Globe at the Folger Library
- Macbeth by Oklahoma’s Shakespeare in the Park (review)
- Hamlet by Royal Exchange Theater (review)
- As You Like It by Flint Hills Shakespeare Festival (review)
- The Tempest by South Coast Repertory (BroadwayWorld || OCWeekly reviews)
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