This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Baz Luhrmann, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Rylance, Courtney Love (?), and more collaborators. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Is Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet the best Shakespeare film adaptation of all time?
- Old Globe takes Shakespeare to the streets with free performances
- Mark Rylance claims Emma Rice made traditional staging ‘impossible’ at the Globe
- Courtney Love joins Lifetime’s Shakespeare anthology A Midsummer’s Nightmare
- What can local theaters learn from the continuing success of Shakespeare in the Bar?
- Teaching Shakespeare with 21st Century technology
- Who were Shakespeare’s collaborators?
- Detroit eyed for container-based replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
- The throne room where it happens
- Shakespeare’s Lear presented through lens of Alzheimer’s disease
- Return to the Forbidden Planet (review)
- Kings of War at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (review)
- King Lear at The Old Vic (review)
- Macbeth by Ithaca Shakespeare Company (review)
5:00 – should be “November 4” not “November 7” (because there can be only one November 7 per year)
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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