The Winter’s Tale is onstage this summer at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, African-American Shakespeare Company, and Nashville Shakespeare Festival.
“Shakespeare in Love,” the Oscar-winning 1998 movie starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes, has become a popular stage play, adapted by Lee Hall. Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Utah Shakespeare Festival, and Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey are all performing it this year.
Timon of Athens vs. Iago! Actors Ian Merrill Peakes and Louis Butelli discuss these Shakespeare characters, their degree of self-awareness, and their villain status.
Arian Moayed is an Iranian Hamlet who straddles the line between East and West in a new dual-language production from Waterwell in New York.
Some of the most engrossing illustrations of Shakespeare’s rarely performed tragedy come from Wyndham Lewis, an early 20th-century artist who, like Timon, was a misanthrope.
The pages of this 1930 edition of Shakespeare’s Hamlet look insect-eaten or worse, but they’re actually made out of sheets of cork, not paper.