The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, September 22nd, 2014

This week’s Shakespeare news review includes announcements of the 2015 seasons for both Shakespeare Festival St. Louis and Kentucky Shakespeare, Station Eleven, the upcoming fundraising Benefit for Georgia Shakespeare, the film Muse of Fire, a whispered outdoor production of Coriolanus, and Kung Fu Hamlet. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, September 15th, 2014

This week’s Shakespeare news review contains the announcement of 2015 seasons for Tennessee Shakespeare Company and Bell Shakespeare, the independent film Billy Shakespeare, a Shakespeare phone app, Camille Paglia on Shakespeare, the Quadruple Dictionaire, and both Shakespeare in Retirement Homes and Shakespeare with Hearing Aids. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, September 8th, 2014

This week’s Shakespeare news review contains a breakthrough casting by the RSC for Othello, The Tempest featuring songs by Tom Waits, an uncertain future for Georgia Shakespeare, the film adaptation of Cymbeline, contrasting reviews for The Comedy of Errors by Shakespeare’s Globe in London, and multiple 2015 season announcements. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, September 1st, 2014

This week’s news review contains close reading and Tech Tool Tips, Salty Shakespeare, L.A.’s Elizabethan Flash-Mob Company, the “Pop Sonnet” Tumblr site, and an Indian film adaptation of Hamlet, that looks like it could be my generation’s Throne of Blood. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, August 25th, 2014

This week’s news review contains Roger Federer, Shakespeare’s Views on Aging, The Science of Shakespeare, King Rear, and Naked Shakespeare (and wow those last two do NOT sound right together). PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history AND our new partnership with The Shakespeare Standard.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, August 18th, 2014

This week’s news review contains Benedict Cumberbatch’s turn as Hamlet next year selling out, the New York Shakespeare Exchange’s Sonnet Project, the closing of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival after 37 years, the “Marks of Genius” exhibit at the Morgan Library in New York City, The Jedi doth Return, and “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Shakespeare Standard

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been eyeing via my Twitter feed the postings of The Shakespeare Standard, a web center for conversations about the Bard.

The Shakespeare Standard
The Shakespeare Standard: seeking to be the center of Shakespeare community and conversation on the web

At first, I thought it was just a news aggregator, but it’s much more than that, with original writings, displaying various viewpoints and perspectives.

Think of The Shakespeare Standard as our “This Week in Shakespeare” on steroids,  and check it out.

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, August 11th, 2014

This week’s news review contains some Shakespeare stage reviews (as the summer season continues), and stories including teaching neighborhood children Shakespeare over the course of the summer in a North Carolina barbershop, “Shakespeare’s Elusive Politics,” “Shakespeare plays key role in teaching children to take creative leaps,” “Shakespeare as Life Coach” and a look at the Improvised Shakespeare Company. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, August 4th, 2014

This week’s news review contains some Shakespeare stage reviews (as the summer season continues), Shakespeare’s Globe as a theatrical laboratory, the University of South Dakota’s exhibit analyzing the use of Humors (not humor) in Shakespeare, and the internet kerfuffle over a certain public radio host’s tweet that Shakespeare sucketh. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Continue reading “The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, August 4th, 2014”