Lue Morgan Douthit shares the backstory of Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play on! project and how the idea of translating Shakespeare’s plays first took shape.
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Much ado about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which has announced plans to ‘translate’ all of Shakespeare’s plays into contemporary English. The Play On project is commissioning 36 playwrights (each paired with a dramaturg) over three years to produce modern renderings of the entire Shakespeare dramatic canon. For OSF, the plays are companion pieces, not replacements;… Continue Reading »