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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes some 2016 festival announcements, Desperate Measures, Rylance on rap, and a film project by Shakespeare’s Globe. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces 2016 slate
- Idaho Shakespeare Festival announces 2016 season
- South Dakota Shakespeare Festival announces 2016 play
- The witchcraft and superstitions of Shakespeare’s times
- Teaching Shakespeare through media
- A film for each play to mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death
- Trevor Nunn directs Pericles for Theatre for a New Audience
- Going to the pictures with Shakespeare
- Mark Rylance on Shakespeare: less reverence, more rap
- Desperate Measures brings Shakespeare and musicals together
- Henry IV by Donmar Warehouse (reviews: TheaterMania | Village Voice)
- Henry V by Royal Shakespeare Company Live (review)
- Pericles at Folger Library (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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