An ambitious effort to hire contemporary playwrights to translate the Bard into modern English is about to deliver the goods.
L.A.’s resident classic rock clowns take a stab at Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy.
The actor discusses his career, the challenge of translating Shakespeare into American Sign Language, and his wish for an all-ASL show on Broadway.
From the Broadway debut of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ to the beginnings of Lexington Children’s Theatre, Crossroads Theatre Company, and the Theater Offensive, March was a memorable month.
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.