Archive | March, 2013
Chicago King Lear by Raúl González

Lear’s Indian Daughters

On the eve of International Women’s Day, I sat in the elegant old auditorium of Indraprastra College, an all-women’s institution and one of the oldest colleges in the University of Delhi. With delegates of the conference ‘Revisiting Shakespeare in Indian Literatures and Cultures’, organised jointly with the Shakespeare Society of India, I waited to see […]

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Band of Brothers

At the back of the stage were three panels showing images of old boys from 1913 onwards. I was aware of the St George’s flag being included as part of the design. As I peered more closely, I noticed that some of the photographs of the boys had a similar red cross of St George […]

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The Shakespeare Institute Players present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Shakespeare Institute Players present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare Directed by John Langdon, assisted by Karen Nicholls The Hall of the Shakespeare Institute, Mason Croft, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon 14, 15, and 16 March 2013 at 7:30pm – Matinée on Saturday 16 at 2:30pm   Tickets are £8 (£6 concessions)  –  Advanced bookings on […]

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Shakespeare Beyond Doubt

This is an invitation for you to join our free webinar called ‘Proving Shakespeare’ which takes place on Friday 26 April at 6.30pm (British Time). It’s been kindly sponsored by Cambridge University Press and the occasion for it is the publication of a new book, the cover of which illustrates this blog. I’ll be chairing […]

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Where is Shakespeare in the 21st Century?

The RSC’s  Such Tweet Sorrow, Comedy Central’s Fakespeare, and the meme blog Shakespeare Obsessed Sparrow: these are just a few of the manifestations of Shakespeare in the first decade of the 21st Century that viewers, listeners, tweeters, and surfers can experience. In our investigations to locate Shakespeare’s works and influence we encountered the outlandish, diverse, […]

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Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship

Are you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the archives or library of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust? You might be interested in applying for the Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship (or recommending it to a friend). This annual scholarship of £1,000 will be awarded to ‘a worthy […]

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