A new production of “Hamlet” has opened at the Wilma Theater, in center city, and director Blanka Zizka’s casting of the title role may be a historical first.
To punctuate a program titled “The Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450,” the Free Library teamed up with the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre for a birthday party with cake, jugglers, and action sequences.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has kicked off the “Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450.”
From William Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, many of the world’s finest writers were born in November.
Philadelphia’s Artist-in-Residency program for high school students, includes hands-on activities addressing the literary and performance aspects of Shakespeare’s plays.
Did another author actually write Shakespeare’s works? “Anonymous,” from 2011, had a view on the topic.
William Shakespeare was not Rodney Dangerfield, but sometimes the Bard gets no respect, no respect at all. A new movie is the latest platform for the argument that all those great plays were written by somebody else.