On November 3 at 8:00 pm, the Washington and Lee University Wind Ensemble will perform their fall concert entitled “Music from the English Renaissance.” This performance will feature music written about the work of Shakespeare, the Elizabethan Era in England, and music from Europe that would have been played in English Courts.
By Jemma Levy You may have heard of Ben Crystal. Or rather, you may have heard him. He is a YouTube sensation as the voice of OP, or Original Pronunciation. Together… Read More»
How do we clarify that there are, in fact, three Hamlets, and therefore three Hamlets, each telling a different version of the story we all know? This is the question that drove me to create Believe None of Us, in which all three Hamlets share a stage.
By Kate Powers Paula Vogel’s Desdemona cannot outrun Shakespeare’s Othello. She cannot escape her death. Nor, at least as much to Vogel’s point, can any woman escape the restrictions and… Read More»
Always seeking to combine the academic with the theatric, Ralph Alan Cohen, Co-Founder of the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) and Gonder Professor of Shakespeare and Performance at Mary Baldwin College,… Read More»
Hank Dobin, professor of English literature and history at Washington and Lee University, was the spark behind the Virginia Shakespeare Initiative (VSI). As a passionate Shakespeare scholar and reader, Hank realized… Read More»
Shakespeare remains an unshakeable presence today, deployed in the rhetoric of global politics as well as in the common language of ordinary people.
Special Events Washington and Lee University will be commemorating this momentous anniversary with a variety of events throughout the 2015-2016 academic year and fall semester of 2016. Shakespeare 2016! will… Read More»
Featuring event information for Shakespeare programming across the state, VAShakespeare.org is a destination website for The Bard in Virginia Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia Shakespeare Initiative (VSI), a statewide commemoration of… Read More»
21 Organizations from across the Commonwealth joined in Richmond to collaboratively plan the Virginia Shakespeare Initiative Charlottesville, VA – A planning committee composed of representatives from the American Shakespeare Center, Virginia… Read More»