Shakespeare's Staging
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The rebuilt Globe Theatre to which much of the activity listed below was devoted, covering its character, use, and educational implications.


1. "The Role of the Globe Advisory Council" : a Conference on 1/19/89 arranged by Director Michael Allen, Center Med. & Ren. Studies, U.C.L.A.

2. "The Globe Rebuilding": by Professor Andrew Gurr (U.C.L.A.) 3/4/89

3. "New Performance Approaches": Seminar at U.C.Berkeley, 3/4/89 G. Angel:"A New CA Shakespeare Theatre"; L. Friedlander, Stanford U. "Computerized Shakespeare Videodiscs": A.Gurr & S.Wanamaker "Rebuilding the Globe."

4. Reception & Media Demonstration with Globe Centre at Shakespeare Assoc., Austin, Texas 4/14/89. Arranged and hosted by Hugh Richmond.

5. "Teaching Shakespeare: New Approaches": the Huntington Library, 9 /9/89. M.Allen(U.C.L.A.) R.Benedetti (Cal Instit. Arts), H.Richmond (U.C.B.), P.Stewart (R.S.C.), H.Swander (U.C.S.B.), R.Cohen (U.C.I.) L. Fantasia (Globe)

6. "Tools for Teaching Shakespeare": Conference of High School Teachers: 1/27/90, Marlborough School, L. Fantasia, R. Rees (R.S.C.), H. Richmond

7. "Quarto & Folio": Conference with U.C. Shakespeare Forum, Mark Taper Forum, K. Branagh's Renaissance Theatre, Huntington Library 2-4 Feb., 1990

8. "Recreating the Globe", 16-17 February,1990 at University of Georgia Frank Hildy, John Styan, John Orrell, Andrew Gurr, Hugh Richmond

9. "A Night with Shakespeare": Del Campo High School's Shakespeare Marathon, Sacramento; Sam Wanamaker, Hugh Richmond; 4/19/90

10. "Southwark Theatres, Past, Present & Future": a Forum at the Shake speare Ass., Philadelphia, 4/13-15 /90: F. Hildy, J .Orrell, A. Gurr, H.Richmond

11."The Faces of Hamlet": International Conference of Actors & Scholars. 10/12-14/90 at U.C.B., U.C.Extension/U.C. Shakespeare Forum, with Mel Gibson, M. Rosenberg, H. Richmond.

12. "Performing Hamlet": September 20, 1990; L.A. follow-up conference based on program of Item 12., Louis Fantasia & Hugh Richmond

13. World Premire of Zefferelli's Hamlet: Warner Bros., Globe Centre, & 300 CA Shakespeare teachers (high school, college and university) With David Jacobi, Glen Close, Mel Gibson, etc.

14. "Late Shakespeare": U.C. Forum Conference at U.C. Davis, 8-10 March, Production of The Winter's Tale , director: Stuart Burge. 1991

15. "Shakespeare & the non-English Speaking World": Festival in L.A. L.Fantasia. 4/22-28/91. Funds: CA Council for Humanities: $20,000.

16. "Shakespearean Comedy": Conference of U.C. Shakespeare Forum with La Jolla Playhouse & San Diego Old Globe, U.C. San Diego, 23-25 October, 1992.

17. Reception and Presentation about the Globe Rebuilding with the Globe Centre at the Shakespeare Association of America, Atlanta, 1-3 April, 1993

18. "Shakespeare and Medicine": Conference of U.C. Shakespeare Forum at U.C. Medical Centre San Francisco, October 8-10, 1993

19. "Shakespeare, Justice & Intolerance": conference at Los Angeles Central Library 23 April, 1994 L. Fantasia (Globe) - consultant H. Richmond

20. Shakespeare in the Classroom; a new journal, ed. H.Coursen: regular issues beginning in1993-94.

21. "Uses of the New Globe." Shakespeare Association: Chicago 3/24-5/95 paper by H. Richmond.

22. "Using the Third Globe." Session led by H. Richmond at the International Shakespeare Congress Los Angeles, 4/96: Shakespeare performances staged by Globe Centre U.S.A, Western Region.

23. A performance of Much Ado by the U.C.B. Shakespeare Program on the stage of the restored Globe Theatre in London 15 July 1996.

24. H. M. Queen Elizabeth II opened the rebuilt Globe Theatre on June 12, 1997. Hugh Richmond was presented to the Queen as a representative of American universities supporting the Globe reconstruction.

25. "Shakespeare and Performance" An annual summer course for graduate students, senior Shakespeare teachers (junior & senior high-school, college, and university), and theatre professionals taught by using the stage of the rebuilt Globe Theatre in London, 1997-

26. "Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Restored," an educational television documentary based on the production of Much Ado listed in Item 23, now in international distribution by TMW Media,1998.

27. "Uses and Abuses of the Restored Globe Theatre" Panel and debate at the MLA Annual Conference in Toronto 12/98

28. "Shakespeare, California and the Spanish Connection": seminars at Goethe Institute in Los Angeles (October, 2000, led by Louis Fantasia), and Holy Names College in Oakland (February, 2001, led by Hugh Richmond).

29. Los Pastores by Florencio Ibañez, translated as The Shepherds & produced by Hugh Richmond, Valley Performing Arts Center, Holy Names College, 4 December, 2002

30. "The Genius of David Garrick" Bristol University U.K. 20 Oct., 2003 "Garrick's Leading Ladies" Holbourne Museum, Bath U.K. 21 Oct., 2003. Lectures by Hugh Richmond.

31. "Shakespeare for the 21st Century": seven lectures by Hugh Richmond for the Osher Institute, U.C, Berkeley, Spring, 2004.

32. Shakespeare: the Spanish Connection: video documentary with Berkeley Community Media, 30 mins. Distributed by TMW Media/First Light. 2005.

33.  "Shakespeare, Love, and Marriage": seven lectures by Hugh Richmond for the Osher Institute, U.C. Berkeley, Spring, 2005.

34. Conference on "Shakespeare and the Arts" at Bristol University, U.K. on 25 March 2006: lecture by Hugh Richmond, "Shakespeare and Velazquez."

35. "Shakespeare, Leadership, and Succession": seven lectures by Hugh Richmond for the Osher Institute, U.C, Berkeley, 28 January to 10 March 2008.

36. "Shakespeare's Tragedies: a Reassessment": six lectures by Hugh Richmond for the Osher Institute U. C. Berkeley, January-March, 2009.

37. "Shakespeare's Audiences: Then and Now," Public Lecture by Hugh Richmond for U.C. Berkeley Homecoming, 3 October 2009.

38. "The Globe and Love's Labour's Lost," Osher Institute Lecture by Hugh Richmond, University of California, Berkeley, 10/28/09.

39. "Love's Labour's Lost,"production director and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Artistic Director, Dominic Dromgoole in a preperformance interview with Hugh Richmond 11/6/09 at Zellerbach Hall, UCB.

40. UCB Osher Life Long Learning Institute: “Sovereignty & the Individual In Shakespearean Tragedy,” six-lecture series Jan.-Mar. 2011; with Philippa Kelly.

41. Milton Revealed New Website opened jointly with the Townsend Humanities Center UCB, 20/10/2011, at

42. Course at UCB Osher Life-Long Learning Institute, Winter 2012, Philippa Kelly & Hugh Richmond: "Shakespeare's Roman Trilogy: Julius Cesar, Antony & Cleopatra, Cymbeline."

KQED: “Shakespeare’s Enduring Relevance” Forum, 4/10/12: P. Kelly, C. Perloff, H. Richmond.

44.Royal Shakespeare Company: My Shakespeare at "Shakespeare and the Internet at Berkeley" by Hugh Richmond


Sam Wanamaker, Hugh Richmond, and Prince Philip. Sam was the driving force behind the rebuilding of the Globe, with the support of Prince Philip.  (Photo; Alan Berliner; Courtesy of Shakespeare Globe Centre USA)




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