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Cymbeline

Year of Shakespeare: Sharing History: South Sudan Theatre Company’s Cymbeline at the Globe

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.   Sharing History: South Sudan Theatre Company’s Cymbeline at the Globe By Colette Gordon, University of Cape Town Pondering how much audiences really know about South Sudan, as she describes her […]

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Merchant

Re-writing Shakespeare

The Royal Shakespeare Company currently has no plays by Shakespeare in its Stratford repertoire. Well, if you’re a text purist they haven’t. Leaving aside the debate over the provenance of Cardenio, Michael Boyd’s Macbeth has replaced the witches with children, both on stage and in the text, and in The Merchant Of Venice Rupert Goold has […]

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