This week’s Shakespeare news review includes the non-news of Shakespeare’s death, Drunk History’s Shakespeare, Shakespeare in Los Angeles (at the library), and a boatload of Tempest reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Want to understand the election? Read Shakespeare
- Australian data sleuths link Shakespeare to anonymous 16th-century play
- Why was Shakespeare’s death such a non-event at the time?
- A lukewarm Romeo and Juliet and a tedious Othello – can Bell Shakespeare still deliver?
- Drunk History clip explains how Shakespeare stole a theater
- Course, symposium examine impact of how Shakespeare’s plays are performed
- John Cho as William Shakespeare reminds why Drunk History matters
- Shakespeare’s Tempest gets mixed reality makeover
- Shakespeare Festival St. Louis wins recognition
- L.A. exhibition probes Shakespeare-California connections, including a rare Edwin Booth recording
- Crews making room for new Kentucky Shakespeare Festival venue
- How ‘cutting up’ Shakespeare’s plays can be an act of creative destruction
- Lit Moon presents Shakespeare@400: five major events and three full plays celebrating the Bard
- Troupe stages Shakespeare’s best fight scenes
- The Tempest by Royal Shakespeare Company (reviews: Stage | Independent | Express and Star | Standard | Telegraph | Guardian | Financial Times | Stratford Herald | What’s on Stage)
This podcast was recorded with a Yeti microphone by Blue Microphones on an iPad Air 2, using GarageBand for iOS. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
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