Posts By: Shakespeare & Beyond


Play on! Q&A: Migdalia Cruz on translating ‘Macbeth’

From her work translating ‘Macbeth’ for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Play on! project, Migdalia Cruz shares reflections about ambitions, loyalty, the witches, and the porter scene.



Thomas Jefferson and Shakespeare

“Shakespeare must be singled out by one who wishes to learn the full powers of the English language,” Thomas Jefferson wrote.




Ungenial geniuses: Shaw on Shakespeare

We revisit an essay about Shakespeare and Shaw from the 1994 Folger exhibition “Roasting the Swan of Avon: Shakespeare’s Redoubtable Enemies and Dubious Friends.”