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Michelle Terry is The New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe

Michelle Terry is The New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe

 

The new Director of Shakespeare's Globe is an experienced performer of Shakespeare including many roles in performances at the Globe itself. See the attached announcement:

http://blog.shakespearesglobe.com/post/163360048328/michelle-terry-is-the-new-artistic-director-of?utm_source=Shakespeare%27s%20Globe&utm_medium=email

The End of Art?

It seems debate about production values for the classics is spreading. I hope I may be forgiven for citing a few sentences from a current commentary:

"Is our obsession with updating the classics diluting their essence?"    by Michael Coveney - May 25, 2017 The Stage

thestage.co.uk/features/2017/obsession-updating-classics-diluting-essence

Shakespeare and Milton

Shakespeare and Milton

The recent Milton anniversary triggered some interesting discussions of his current literary status, particularly in comparison with Shakespeare’s. One is recorded on YouTube at:

“Shakespeare vs Milton: The Kings of English Literature Debate”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IskEx0tgoo4

Another more focused comparison by Hugh Richmond appears at academia.edu under the heading:

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