This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Chuck Heston, a bird invasion, everyday phrases, and a personal note. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Charlton Heston’s rare Shakespeare collection to go up for auction
- William Shakespeare’s handwritten plea for refugees to go online (Guardian | Slate)
- 21 everyday phrases that come straight from Shakespeare’s plays
- Shakespeare for high schoolers
- William Shakespeare died 400 years ago, but his stock has never been higher
- Actors’ Shakespeare Project announces 2016-17 season
- The pleasure of reading Shakespeare trumps watching his plays’
- Othello: Why William Shakespeare’s tragedy remains topical after 400 years
- Shakespeare offers insight into trans struggles, scholar says
- Ever wanted to change the events in Shakespeare’s Hamlet? There’s a video game for that
- Love of Shakespeare sparked a starling invasion
- Translating Shakespeare
- Is this the real model for Othello?
- Where did Shakespeare go on tour?
- There’s much ado about Tampa’s Shakespeare Festival
- Richard II by Prague Shakespeare Company
- Romeo & Julia by Aura of Puppets and Tehdas Teatteri (review)
- 4:20 — should be “puppet show” not “public show”
- 7:55 — should be “King Henry IV” not “King Richard IV”
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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