This week’s Shakespeare news review includes an award for Taymor, shaking up Shakespeare, and a bunch of reviews, including a handful for the RSC’s Henry V, and a non-fiction book. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- These Paper Bullets at Geffen Playhouse
- Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces 2015-16 season
- Julie Taymor to receive 2015 William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre
- Jeanette Winterson on writing a cover version of Shakespeare
- William Shakespeare’s dodgy dealing father ‘helped to fund son’s plays’
- Why directors love Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure so much
- The battle to shake up Shakespeare
- The Two Gentlemen of Verona by Utah Shakespeare Festival
- The Comedy of Errors by Seattle Shakespeare Company (review)
- Timon of Athens by Prenzie Players (review)
- Cymbeline by Shakespeare Tavern (review)
- Much Ado About Nothing by Canberra Repertory Company (review)
- Hamlet by Four Clowns (review)
- Henry V at Royal Shakespeare Theatre (reviews: Express and Star | Stage | Guardian | Financial Times)
- Julius Caesar by Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park (review)
- Much Ado About Nothing by Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (review)
- 1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear (book reviews: Spectator | Independent | Standard | Guardian)
- As You Like It by Lost Nation Theater (review)
This podcast was recorded with the built-in microphone on an Acer Chromebook C720, using AudioRecorder from gideon.weissman (webaudiodemos.appspot.com). It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
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