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.
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.