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ANSWERS

ANSWERS By Jillian Snyder Outside and in: St Swithun’s Church, Lower Quinton, Warwickshire. Outside and in: St Swithun’s Church, Lower Quinton, Warwickshire. Jillian Snyder is a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 19 Aug 2017

QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS By Jillian Snyder   Jillian Snyder peering through ‘History Play’ (2001) by Jane Lawrence, in the grounds of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Jillian Snyder is a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and was...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 17 Aug 2017

King John in Print and Performance

By Andrew Brown, Yale University. Blog Post 1: King John in Print and Performance Andrew Brown is a Ph.D. student at Yale and was one of the recipients of a Sir Stanley Wells Shakespeare Studentship, via the American Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 7 Aug 2017

Ithaca in Stratford-upon-Avon: A Tribute to Sir Derek Walcott, Second Instalment of Blog Series

By Miranda Jones, Research Advocate, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust   Although the final script of Derek Walcott’s The Odyssey was published in 1993, a performance of the play has not been made widely available as a recording, and it is less...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 4 Aug 2017

Marie Corelli: Stratford-upon-Avon’s‘Fairy Queen’?

By Nick Birch Marie Corelli in her conservatory at Mason Croft (now the Shakespeare Institute). She lived there from 1901 until her death in 1924. Photo courtesy of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.   In 1899 Marie Corelli, with her companion Bertha...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 1 Aug 2017

Ithaca in Stratford-upon-Avon: A Tribute to Sir Derek Walcott.

By Miranda Jones, Research Advocate, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Derek Walcott In 1991 the Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Adrian Noble, discussed the next potential project for the Stratford-upon-Avon stage with Gregory Doran....
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 25 Jul 2017

Charlecote Park event, 7th September

Charlecote Park Wednesday, 7th September, 5.30-7.30 pm, Charlecote Park opens its doors to Shakespeare and hosts an evening with the playwright in Warwickshire. The house, completed by Thomas Lucy in 1558, the year Elizabeth I ascended the throne, was...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 19 Aug 2016

Shakespeare in Gyula

Gyula Shakespeare Festival, Hungary While my colleagues of the Shakespeare on the Road venture are hurtling round a series of Shakespeare festivals in the New World – I hope to join them on the Canadian leg of their journey – I had the pleasure...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 18 Jul 2014

Notes from the Crescent City: Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Katrina and Jazz

The undeniable spirit of New Orleans has infused our four days here with a beat all of its own. From our first evening when we took our eye-opening walk down Bourbon Street, to the photograph we had taken with an Uncle Sam lookalike outside the Maple...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 13 Jul 2014

63 Days, 38 Performances …

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City Arrived in New Orleans the other night after 600 mile drive from an unexpected stop in the unexpectedly delightful St. Genevieve, MO. A gumbo dinner and good night’s sleep later and we’re enjoying...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 11 Jul 2014

Elvis and Shakespeare

Elvis with memories of Shakespeare ‘Romeo loved Juliet Juliet she felt the same When he put his arms around her He said ‘Julie, baby, you’re my flame Thou giv-est fever when we kisseth Fever with the flaming youth Fever I’m afire Fever...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 8 Jul 2014

Heartbeat Shakespeare

Paul and Paul with the mayor of Kansas City, Sylvester James JrAs we leave the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival I look across Kansas City to the trees lying beyond the skyscrapers. The Winter’s Tale which we saw in Southmoreland Park feels like...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 7 Jul 2014

A Natural Perspective

At The Winter’s Tale, Kansas City We’ve had a terrific and enjoyably intense first full day, thanks in no small part to the orchestrative efforts of Artistic Director Sidonie Garrett, a force of nature and of culture, and someone who is bound...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 6 Jul 2014

The Man Behind the Curtain

Phineas T. Barnum 1810-1891 Colorado from the air looks like a state of enormous fields in which nothing much seems to happen. Mountains decorate the horizon, staring reproachfully at the well organised emptiness in front of them. We are finally on our...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 5 Jul 2014

Redemption Destinations

Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Kenilworth, NJAs we descended into Newark yesterday afternoon – blithely unaware that the forerunning tempests stirred by Hurricane Arthur had caused our connecting flight to be cancelled, and that we would spend the...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 4 Jul 2014

Shakespeare on the Road!

www.shakespeareontheroad.comThe 4th July is upon on us, and I’ve just landed in Kansas City for the start of Shakespeare on the Road, an epic road trip all around North America which aims to tell the story of the extraordinary phenomenon of the Shakespeare...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 3 Jul 2014

3rd Notre Dame Wells Shakespeare Lecture

Edited by Ann Thompson and Neil TaylorThis year’s Shakespeare lecture in honour of Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E. was given by Professor Ann Thompson of King’s College London. Her talk was called ‘”You need not tell us what Lord...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 28 Mar 2014

Shakespeare Goes to Brussels

On Thursday this week a special Shakespeare delegation visited the European Parliament in Brussels. We had nothing to do with the Heads of State meeting there to discuss the appalling political situation in the Ukraine and Crimea. But in someways we had...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 21 Mar 2014

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