This week’s Shakespeare news review includes a couple of season announcements and the big news of the past few months–a First Folio found in a French library–which spawned a resurgence of the age-old questions: “was Shakespeare was a secret Catholic?” and “was Shakespeare gay?” PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- First Folio Found in France
- A Brief History of Catholic Claims to Shakespeare
- Shakespeare Gay?
- Macbeth set in a disturbed DRC
- Everyman & Playhouse announce 2015 season
- South Dakota Shakespeare Festival announces 2015 season
- Tom Hiddleston: how Shakespeare seeped into my bones
- The Winter’s Tale by Shakespeare Theatre Company
- The Winter’s Tale by Bell Shakespeare
- Pericles by the Public Theatre (review)
- Coriolanus by Cohesion Theatre Company (reviews: Baltimore Sun | City Paper)
- King Lear by Shakespeare’s Globe (review)
- As You Like It by Shakespeare Theatre Company (review)
- All’s Well That Ends Well by York Shakespeare Project (review)
- Julius Caesar by the Folger (review)
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