This week’s Shakespeare news review includes MoMA’s Fall Bardfest, Shakespeare’s real estate business, US Secretary of State John Kerry’s favorite Shakespeare character, A Smokin’ Shakespeare Motown Much Ado, and boatload of reviews of the RSC’s King Lear. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- MoMA slates Fall Bardfest with 21 Shakespeare-related films
- How to act Shakespeare on film
- The Properties of Shakespeare
- Tom Hiddleston does Shakespeare charades on Twitter
- Will Shakespeare lose his beard? Bard’s portrait is to be cleaned and it may cost the playwright his facial hair
- As he likes it: John Kerry says Rosalind is his favorite Shakespeare character
- Germaine Greer tells Q&A Shakespeare’s timeless lesson is to make us think
- Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks breaks out the clown shoes, bowties
- Shakespeare work gets hip-hop treatment in Bomb-itty of Errors
- Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks to host A Smokin’ Shakespeare Motown Much Ado
- Shakespeare’s Globe to live-stream play online for first time
- The Two Gentlemen of Verona by Shakespeare & Company (review)
- Much Ado About Nothing by Long Beach Shakespeare (review)
- King Lear by Royal Shakespeare Company (reviews: The Guardian | The Express and Star | The Stage | What’s on Stage)
- Twelfth Night by Public Works (review)
4:40 – should be “Age of Kings” not, “Age of King”
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