How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. With the assistance of the time line provided on the onstage table, Ivo van Hove’s six-hour evening of Shakespeare’s Roman Tragedies was neatly organized into bite sized pieces...
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Farewell to Prof. Margie Rauen
We are very grateful that Margie came all the way from Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste in Brazil to be a Global Shakespeare Visiting Fellow. Margie delivered four seminars on Shakespeare in Brazil, as well as a fascinating Director's Seminar on women’s and gender issues in the creative processes of her plays Ofélias/A-void-ing, Juliets, and Shadows of Sycorax.
We wish her all the best for the future and thanks for all her hard work and support.
Image: Margie with Prof. David Schalkwyk (Global Shakespeare's Academic Director) and the 2016/17 class of Practices of Translation.
What. A. Show.
3 tragedies. 6 hours. Entirely in Dutch.
The Roman Tragedies experience at the Barbican in London is not one I will soon forget. Each show was cut down to an average of 90 minutes, with regular 5-minute set changes spaced roughly between every half hour of performance time...
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