This week’s video Shakespeare news review has a whopping two weeks’ worth of news including podcasts, weird Shakespeare, business dilemmas, and new productions of both Merry Wives and Romeo and Juliet… and all presented in a cool “What is the Question?” Shakespeare teeshirt, from Bill Glaser (check out his stuff on Amazon)! PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Much Ado About Shakespeare episode 9: behind the scenes of The Merry Wives of Windsor
- Much Ado About Shakespeare episode 10: The Merry Wives of Windsor – is Shakespeare funny?
- No holds Bard: Shakespeare festival welcomes weird productions
- Retirees speak Shakespeare’s language, one hard-to-memorize line at a time
- Shakespeare and sex jokes, Act II
- In La Jolla Playhouse’s world premiere ‘Seize the King,’ a diverse and modern take on a classic Shakespeare play
- Wildfire smoke disrupts Oregon Shakespeare Festival
- The dilemma for Shakespeare theaters: Increasing audiences without selling their souls
- King Lear: Anthony Hopkins leads Amazon’s star-studded Shakespeare adaptation
- BBC Two confirms premiere date for season 3 of David Mitchell’s Upstart Crow
- Shakespeare on the move: Meet the HandleBards
- ‘Shakespeare in Wakanda’: Race-swapped Othello puts black women in charge
- Shakespeare with an eight-course feast
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Actors’ Theatre of Columbus (review)
- The Merry Wives of Windsor by Royal Shakespeare Company (reives: Independent | What’s On Stage | Telegraph)
- Twelfth Night by Shakespeare in the Park (review)
- Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare Theatre Company (reviews: Broadway World | DC Metro Theater Arts | DC Theater Scene)
- Henry IV, Part One by Curtain Theater (review)
- As You Like It by Shakespeare and Company (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.