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Kelseyblog

“speak like an ancient and most quiet watchman”: Much Ado About Nothing in the Summer of Love

By Kelsey Ridge, University of Birmingham This year, the Globe theatre flourishes its Summer of Love with Matthew Dunster’s Much Ado About Nothing set in 1914 Mexico during the first wave of Mexican revolution.  It’s an overall lively and engaging production which they bill as “a fusion of Latin music, desert flowers and revolutionary politics.”  […]

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Stealing Juliet: Promising Shakespearian news for Italian television…

While Neil Jordan’s The Borgias was rushed into the programming to coincide with the conclave, the new season is set to offer a new multi-episode version of Romeo and Juliet, produced by the largest private broadcasting company, Mediaset (no apparent relationship with the predilection of its owner, a former prime minister, for adolescent girls). However, […]

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Holtville

California Dreamin’: Shakespeare and the Border

California Dreamin’: Shakespeare and the Border By Leticia Garcia, University of California at Irvine California’s border communities, in particular Imperial County,  neighbored to the south by the state of Baja California, Mexico, to the east the state of Arizona, and to the west San Diego County are inescapable to the convergence of barriers, their permeability, […]

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Henry IV

Year of Shakespeare: Henry IV Part One

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Henry IV Part One, Compañia Nacional de Teatro Mexico , dir. by Hugo Arrevillaga, 14 May 2012 at The Globe, London By David Ruiter, University of Texas at El Paso Under Hugo Arrevillaga’s […]

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