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.
In a new staging, 7 actors trade off parts, randomly selected each night from—what else?—Yorick’s skull.
Proving that the Bard can be revered with irreverence, Folger Theatre presents a ‘lost’ play that never was.
From clown noses to wolf heads, America to Israel, ‘Presenting Shakespeare’ showcases how the Bard’s work is sold around the world.
For his 35th Shakespeare, ‘Pericles,’ director Trevor Nunn decided to make it in America, at Theatre for a New Audience.
Among the bounty of items in the Ransom Center’s exhibit about the Bard will be the assassin’s script for ‘Richard III.’
Though our ‘Play on!’ commissioning project has met with some vocal disapproval, the work is grounded in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s core values—and our love for the Bard.