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Tempest at the Queens Theater

When I left the theater around 10 pm, the rain fell heavy and thick, splashing hard onto my bald head. I darted beneath trees but was pretty wet by the time I got to my car. I missed my exit for the Whitestone Bridge and had to navigate a few treacherous...
From: The Bookfish on 3 Nov 2018

Ovid and Shakespeare: the world’s greatest storytellers

Ovid: The Poet and the Emperor Anyone who’s interested in Shakespeare will have heard the name Ovid, but how much do we really know about him? I’ve written a couple of posts on Ovid myself, but I have never really investigated the story of...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 19 Nov 2017

Theatre: The Shitstorm (The Tempest)

The Shitstorm is a hallucinogenic West Kerry riff on Shakespeare’s last play, The Tempest, written by Simon Doyle and directed by Maeve Stone. Miranda’s been stuck on the island with her dad Prospero for a while now and things have been...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 7 Sep 2017

Performing Restoration Shakespeare: Applications for Summer Workshop at The Globe

The AHRC-funded project ‘Performing Restoration Shakespeare’ (2017-2020) invites applications from UK and EU researchers (including PhD students in their second year or beyond) to participate in a scholar-artist workshop at Shakespeare’s...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 10 Jul 2017

Taking Flight Theatre @takingflightco : The Tempest

Taking Flight Theatre return, this time with their unique take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Join the Magic Staff Liner Corporation and indulge yourself with a jaunt on the newest addition to their fleet- their number one luxury ocean liner, The...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 8 Jun 2017

Tim Pigott-Smith and Shakespeare

Tim Pigott-Smith as King Lear Since the announcement of Tim Pigott-Smith’s death on Friday 7 April 2017 tributes have flooded in for this much-loved and admired actor. Many have also commented that in the last few years he was reaching his peak....
From: The Shakespeare blog on 10 Apr 2017

An astonishing The Tempest: an HD Screening from Stratford-upon-Avon.

Mark Quartley as Ariel to Simone Russell Beale’s Prospero Dear friends, However inadequately, I can’t resist writing about the current production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, which I was lucky enough to be able to see on an HD screen...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 29 Mar 2017

RSC Live The Tempest – Encore Screenings 7 Feb @theRSC

If, like me, you’ve yet to see the RSC Tempest, there is a chance to catch it in Cardiff next Tuesday. I was lucky enough to hear the co-producer Sarah Ellis talk yesterday in Cardiff at an event on digital and the arts, where she discussed the...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 3 Feb 2017

The Tempest in production

A scene from the RSC’s Tempest, Simon Russell Beale as Prospero On Wednesday 11 January the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Tempest is to be live streamed to cinemas around the UK. The play always brings with it a number of challenges, with...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 9 Jan 2017

Hearing heirs: The Tempest

My nephew waved his chubby fingers at the camera. He smiled and then stared, transfixed, as babies are, as we all are, at the moving images and intermittent sounds from the iPad. Over 3500 miles away, he was basking in the center of attention at a belated...
From: Shakespeare Confidential on 28 Nov 2016

Women taking power in Shakespeare’s plays

Glenda Jackson as King Lear 2016 seems to have been characterised by women staging a takeover of traditional male roles, at least as far as Shakespeare is concerned. While planning this post I was hoping to be able to link this trend to the election...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 16 Nov 2016

Reading: Prospero’s Prison

In this session with filmmaker and dramaturge Tom Magill (left) chaired by Prof. Mark Thornton Burnett of Queen’s University Belfast (right), we will be discussing his film-in-progress, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest entitled Prospero’s...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 25 Sep 2016

How 25 Teachers Spent Their Summer at the Folger

For four weeks this summer, 25 teachers from 22 states and the District of Columbia participated in the Teaching Shakespeare Institute, a deep dive into scholarship, performance, and classroom practice supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities...
From: Folger Shakespeare Library on 24 Aug 2016

The Tempest at Killruddery House and Gardens, 20 August, 7.30pm

From the Killruddery website: ‘We are such stuff as dreams are made on’… A magical and enchanting comedy, The Tempest is also William Shakespeare’s play best suited to our summer weather. On a remote island, Prospero,...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 19 Aug 2016

Finding Shakespeare in the tropics

St Crispin I’m writing this from the tropical paradise that is Northern Queensland, Australia. We’ve been staying just north of Cairns at the hotel Paradise on the beach at Palm Cove. It certainly lives up to its name, with sea-washed beaches...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 4 Aug 2016

What’s it like to be an intern in the Teaching Shakespeare Institute?

This summer we’re lucky to have three terrific interns at Folger Education: Shanta, a student at Trinity Washington University; Henry, a student at the Hotchkiss School; and Emma, a student at Swarthmore College. What a team! They’re hard...
From: Folger Shakespeare Library on 18 Jul 2016

Into the 18th Century: Shakespeare in Performance

Once Shakespeare’s works had been preserved and made available performers, writers and directors were free to interpret them however they wanted, it is surprising how quickly this happened! There are many who would think very carefully before...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 6 May 2016

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