This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Margaret Atwood, a new digital tool, scurvy politicians, poker advice, and a whole lotta Imogen. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Professor’s new digital tool puts Shakespeare in his place
- Shakespeare on our ‘scurvy politicians’
- Five lessons from William Shakespeare, the unexpected poker coach
- Feast of Crispian: helping veterans channel emotions through Shakespeare
- What is Shakespeare’s most popular play?
- Shakespeare’s hometown to be rebuilt – in China
- Shakespeare and performance: the 16th century to today [infographic]
- A perfect storm: Margaret Atwood on rewriting Shakespeare’s Tempest
- Why John Kerry is drawing the wrong lessons from Shakespeare
- Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare Theatre Company (reviews: Washington Post | DC Theatre Scene)
- King John by Philadelphia Fringe Festival (review)
- The Tempest by Shakespeare Dallas (review)
- Civil Strife by Chicago Shakespeare Theater (review)
- Imogen by Shakespeare’s Globe (reviews: Radio Times | Reviews Hub | Arts Desk | The Stage | Panoptic | The Guardian | London Theatre | The Telegraph)
4:04 – should be “Panoptic” not “Pantopic”
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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