This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Midsummer in Welsh, the enduring appeal of Falstaff, an online course on Shakespeare for non-native speakers, and “The Play’s the Thing.” PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Orlando Shakespeare Theater to present The Adventures of Pericles Sailes
- Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to be translated into Welsh to commemorate 400th anniversary
- Russian Measure for Measure to kick off Shakespeare 400 in Chicago
- The enduring appeal of Shakespeare’s Falstaff
- Orson Welles’ forgotten masterpiece
- The Guardian view on Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary: the play’s the thing
- What Macbeth shows about the future of Shakespeare films
- How the country took Shakespeare to its heart
- Free English course about Shakespeare
- Shakespeare’s shadow over the subcontinent
- The rich and the poor in Shakespeare
- Royal Shakespeare Company reveals its high-tech tips: carrots, cereal and tea bags
- Shakespeare times two
- Nashville Shakespeare Fest explores the many lessons of King Lear
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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