The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, May 2nd, 2016


twitter_TWIS3This week’s Shakespeare news review includes a second line jazz funeral, partying like it’s 1599, “A Midsummer’s Nightmare,” the one-text theory of King Lear, and a proposed 5-year moratorium on Shakespeare. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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1:40 – should be “plays” not “play”
6:44 – should be “Age of Kings” not “Age of King”
7:21 – should be “May first” not “April first”

Podcast Credits

This podcast was recorded with the built-in microphone on an Acer Chromebook C720, using AudioRecorder from gideon.weissman ( It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.

The bumper music (Blue Nuke) and the segue music (Sonic Chaos) are courtesy of Royalty Free, which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.

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