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Before Shakespeare Conference, 24-27 August, University of Roehampton

By Callan Davies, Before Shakespeare We’re looking forward to a busy summer of Read Not Deads at Shakespeare’s Globe, a playreading marathon at the Shakespeare Institute, and workshops with The Dolphin’s Back.  Rounding off the dog days is our conference, 24-27 August, at the University of Roehampton. We recently released the schedule on our website and […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Circles, Centres, and the Globe to Globe Festival

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.   Circles, Centres, and the Globe to Globe Festival By Stephen Purcell, University of Warwick At a meeting of the Year of Shakespeare contributors last week, I found myself thinking about […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Hamlet

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.   Hamlet, Meno Fortas, dir. Eimuntas Nekrošiu, 2 June 2012 at The Globe, London By Stephen Purcell, University of Warwick Eimuntas Nekrošius’ Hamlet (or Hamletas) is undoubtedly an important production. It has been touring […]

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Year of Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors

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 Comedy of Errors, Roy-e-Sabs, dir.  Corinne Jaber, 31 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Stephen Purcell, University of Warwick At the beginning of Roy-e-Sabs’ production of The Comedy of Errors, the Afghan […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Pericles

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.   Pericles, National Theatre of Greece, dir. Giannis Houvardas, 27 April 2012 at The Globe, London. By Stephen Purcell, University of Warwick The Globe auditorium erupted with applause as a […]

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