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Coriolanus at the Royal Shakespeare Company

By Andrew Brown, Yale University Blog Post 2: Coriolanus at the Royal Shakespeare Company Andrew Brown is a Ph.D. student at Yale and was one of the recipients of a Sir Stanley Wells Shakespeare Studentship, via the American Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. The award meant he could work in the archives and libraries in […]

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Year of Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (As You Like It)

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.   A Midsummer Night’s Dream (As You Like It), by Chekhov International Festival, Dmitry Krymov’s Laboratory and the School of Dramatic Theatre Art, August 10th 2012 at The Royal Shakespeare […]

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Stan's Cafe

Year of Shakespeare: Of All the People in All the World

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.   Of All the People in All the World, Stan’s Cafe, 21 June 2012 at the PACCAR Room, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon By Bethany Chilvers, University of Birmingham Of All the […]

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Twelfth Night

Year of Shakespeare: Twelfth Night at the RSC

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.   Twelfth Night, Royal Shakespeare Company, dir. by David Farr, 25 April 2012 at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. By Peter J Smith, Nottingham Trent University How cynical that a season […]

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The Tempest

Year of Shakespeare: The Tempest

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.   The Tempest, The Royal Shakespeare Company, directed by David Farr, 20 April 2012 at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon By Paul Edmondson For a while I was worried that […]

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Post-a-Poem: Young People's Poetry on Shakespeare's Birthplace

‘Hang there, my verse….’

I write this between events at the 58th Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival. In a couple of hours the Shakespeare Centre will be buzzing with the sound of local poets gathering to read their work to each other. This year there will be a special guest appearance from Roy Macfarlane, the Birmingham Poet Laureate. But last Friday, […]

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Curtain up on the new RST

The opening of the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre was always going to be a cause of major excitement and controversy. My association with it dates from 1989 when a school trip from York brought me to see John Caird’s punk A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It was unforgettable. And, since 1995, I have seen virtually all […]

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