Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Episode 569. Playwright Lauren Gunderson

Playwright Lauren Gunderson is the most produced playwright in America, and has been near the top of that list for several years now. Her play Silent Sky was recently produced at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, she’s a resident playwright at Marin … Continue reading

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Episode 568. The Shakespeare Institute

Director of the Shakespeare Institute Michael Dobson talks about the history and current work of the Institute, and reveals the genius (and truth) of location location location; how he ensures Shakespeare academics also experience and practice Shakespeare in performance; the decision … Continue reading

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Episode 567. Sir Stanley Wells

For the length and breadth of his scholarship and writing and editing and teaching, Sir Stanley Wells is our greatest living Shakespearean, and at the risk of sounding hyperbolic, might well be the greatest Shakespearean of all time. Generously granting … Continue reading

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Episode 565. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Paul Edmondson, in addition to being a scholar, author, editor, educator, poet, and priest in the Church of England, is the head of research and knowledge for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the UK’s oldest conservation charity and our host for … Continue reading

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Episode 564. Pop-Up Book Launch

Artist Jennie Maizels and co-author Austin Tichenor appeared at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate the publication of their new book Pop-Up Shakespeare. This edited version of the very fun event features magnificent performances, impertinent Shakespearean comparisons, momentous first dates, unexpected … Continue reading

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