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Year of Shakespeare: Talking to the Audience

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Talking to the Audience By Bethany Prottey For an English undergraduate, my earliest experiences of Shakespeare were surprisingly uninspired. At the age of fourteen I was just one bored teenager […]

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Telling Histories with Shakespeare

A Soldier in Every Son, playing at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon appropriates, albeit loosely, Shakespeare’s history plays through a complex re-telling of Mexican history. In these blogs I have been thinking about Victorian Shakespeare and, particularly, stage spectacles. While it is difficult to imagine the approval of Shakespeare’s ‘bardolising’ Victorian audiences, the appropriation of select […]

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Year of Shakespeare: A Soldier in Every Son – The Rise of the Aztecs

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   A Soldier in Every Son – The Rise of the Aztecs,  a play by Luis Mario Moncada translated by Gary Owen, Compania Nacional de Teatro de Mexico / Royal Shakespeare […]

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