Category Archives: This Week in Shakespeare

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, November 3rd, 2014

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes GoodTickleBrain.com, the balcony scene (or not), Shakespeare’s Catholic Sympathies, and Shakespeare coming to the CW. 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, October 27th, 2014

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Shakespeare on the move, the identity of the Dark Lady of the sonnets, “Kill(ing) Claudio,” “Sweet William,” Much Ado About Zombies, and a Shakespeare mash-up with Latino influence (including dia de los muertos [day of the dead] imagery, characters from the works of Shakespeare, and a dying Bard coming to grips with his mortality). 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, October 20th, 2014

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This week’s news review includes rhetorical devices link Shakespeare and Katy Perry, Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female production of Henry IV, the passing of Paul Honan, Shakespeare JavaScript, and Love’s Labor’s Won by the Royal 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, October 13th, 2014

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes American Shakespeare Center’s Ralph Cohen (that’s Dr. Ralph to you) receiving the Sam Wannamaker Award, Mike Daisey taking on “The Great Tragedies”, Georgia Shakespeare’s shutting down, “Much Ado About Something,” and Whatever Happened to Love’s Labor’s Won?. 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, October 6th, 2014

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth, “Shakespeare didn’t say that”, Marin Shakespeare’s prison theater training workshops, “Shakespeare’s Sonnets”, and Othello: The Remix. 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 29th, 2014

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Taming Shakespeare, Bard Fiction, Three Day Hangover, and a pocketful of reviews. 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 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 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

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare, for the week ending Monday, July 28th, 2014

This week’s news review contains some Shakespeare stage reviews (as the summer season continues), the New York Shakespeare Exchange ShakesBEER Pub Crawl, a Macbeth performed in Original Pronunciation, Shakespeare’s Garden in Muskegon, Michigan, a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company using The Tempest and the Hunter Heartbeat Method to connect with Austisc children, and “Why Memorizing Lines from Shakespeare is Worthwhile.” PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
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