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Year of Shakespeare: London Workshop: Shakespeare and Global Cultural Value

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.   On 12 June twenty-five academics, theatre practitioners, digital curators, and museums specialists gathered in London to discuss the Globe to Globe and World Shakespeare Festivals so far. We live tweeted […]

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All's Well

Year of Shakespeare: All’s Well that Ends Well

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.   All’s Well that Ends Well, Arpana, dir. Sunil Shanbag, 25 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Sarah Olive, University of York I came to this performance of All’s Well fresh […]

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Vakhtangov Theatre Company perform Measure for Measure at Shakepeare's Globe. (2). Credit - Simon Kane

Year of Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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.   Measure for Measure, Vakhtangov Theatre, dir. Yury Butusov, 25 April 2012 at The Globe, London By Sarah Olive, University of York Not entirely unexpectedly, marriages were scarce on the […]

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Merry Wives of Windsor

Year of Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor

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 Merry Wives of Windsor, Bitter Pill and Theatre Company Kenya, Dir. Daniel Goldman and Sarah Norman, 25 April 2012 at The Globe, London By Sarah Olive, University of […]

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Two New British Shakespeare Association Projects

I chaired the British Shakespeare Association’s Annual General Meeting last week. Once again, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust kindly hosted the event, which was followed by an excellent evening of discussion led by Paul Edmondson with Eric Rasmussen, Peter Kirwan, and John Jowett. AGMs are rarely thrilling occasions, but this AGM was notable for two presentations: […]

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