Our magazine doesn’t include the Bard on its annual most-produced lists, but this year he snuck his way to the top anyway.
What we learned about ‘Merchant of Venice’ by staging it in the city where it was set.
Barbara Gaines’s Chicago Shakespeare Theater staged an ambitious yearlong program in 2016. I tried to match that ambition as an attendee, with mixed success.
One sign that Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy isn’t going away: No one can agree on what it’s about.
The history of Othello in the U.S. tells a story of race, erasure, and reclamation.
Why the director and designer, longtime collaborators, decided to serve up Shakespeare in a plywood container.
Western colonizers thought Shakespeare proved their cultural superiority, but a new book explores what his plays have meant to the colonized.
In a five-week summer intensive at Stella Adler School, underserved youth take a stab at ‘Julius Caesar.’
What have centenary commemorations of our most popular playwright had to say about us and our aspirations?
Playing Falstaff is a gift that keeps on giving, and not just because it’s among the greatest roles in the canon.