This week’s video Shakespeare news review includes Rush pulling out, McKellen announcing his retirement, an indie Midsummer, and a National Review writer who just needs to lighten up. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Geoffrey Rush pulls out of Shakespeare production
- “That’s it”: Ian McKellen bids farewell to Shakespeare with King Lear
- A role by any other name: Gender in Shakespeare and making room for women
- So long, Shakespeare
- Shakespeare-in-the-Park bends genders in Romeo and Juliet
- Outdoor Shakespeare this summer: Pericles, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Hamlet And…
- Macbeth by Shakespeare & Company (reviews: Times Union | Berkshire Eagle)
- The Merry Wives of Windsor by Fairbanks Shakespeare (review)
- Richard III by Colorado Shakespeare Festival (review)
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream (film review)
This video was recorded with an iPad Air 2, using Teleprompter Premiusm and GarageBand for iOS. It was then edited in Adobe Premier Pro CC 2018 on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
The royalty-free “opening” music (Moose) is courtesy of Bensound, which offers great royalty-free music as well, some of it free!
The “Old Film Countdown” leader is courtesy of Maxdev99 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRPQmaFQiwM).
The segue music (Sonic Chaos) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com, 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.
“Lighten up, Francis” is from Stripes, written by Len Blum, Harold Ramis, and Daniel Goldberg; Columbia Pictures, 1981