“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.
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Which Shakespeare plays are onstage this month? We check in with our theater partners Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Atlanta Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare in Detroit, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Gamut Theatre, The Old Globe, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Whether they are produced under the stars, in the moonlight, by the sea, or in local parks, Shakespeare plays are performed outdoors throughout the United States every summer. Some aspects of modern theater would probably have surprised William Shakespeare, from electrical lighting to women acting onstage. The idea of performing his plays outdoors, however, would have seemed entirely routine. The plays that Shakespeare… Continue Reading »