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African-American Shakes Hits Stage with Revamped ‘Richard II’
A paranoid, selfish and unreliable monarch is overthrown. Sound familiar?
There’s something about William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” that resonated with African-American Shakespeare Company artistic director L. Peter Callender more than ever in recent years.
How Do Theaters Entice New Audiences with Shakespeare? There’s the Rub.
Change is coming again to classical stages that had already exchanged their tights and doublets for T-shirts and fatigues.
In the News: Watch Graciele Daniele Accept Her Special Tony Award Plus Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Adds New Trustees, More
The Bard’s tragedy of Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus is the latest title from Play On Podcasts, the Shakespeare audio play series presented by Next Chapter Podcasts in partnership with Play On Shakespeare.
Black Women Bring Unique Insight to Shakespeare in “Love’s Labour’s Lost”
When JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell proposed her latest project, “Blk Girls Luv the Bard”—a series of virtual staged readings of Shakespeare cast exclusively with Black women—on social media, she had no trouble finding talent.
Hear RuPaul’s Drag Race icons tackle Shakespeare in wild Macbeth preview
Three badass MacBitches of RuPaul’s Drag Race have reunited for a ShakesQueer revival.
‘Drag Race’ Favorites Give Shakespeare Realness in a New Podcast
Acting challenges have become commonplace every season on RuPaul’s Drag Race, but we are finally getting to see some of our favorite Drag Race dolls dive into some truly classic stage material.
Howard Sherman: Shakespeare ‘translations’ can be a gateway drug to the real thing
When the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced, in the autumn of 2015, that it would be commissioning translations of all of Shakespeare’s plays, battle lines were immediately drawn.
Dr. Shakespeare, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Play On
When Lue Douthit, longtime literary director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, told me that she had hired 36 playwrights to translate Shakespeare’s scripts into contemporary English, I didn’t get it.
Meet the Project: Play on Shakespeare
rom time to time, we [Fractured Atlas] feature a fiscally sponsored project who has been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month, we interviewed Taylor Bailey of Play On Shakespeare.