Adam Hansen – “I heard the sounds of long ago”: The Politics of Popular Music in Contemporary Shakespearean Performance

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Year of Shakespeare Autumn Workshop

  Event Date: 13 September 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP The Shakespeare Institute presents: Year of Shakespeare Autumn Workshop The programme for the day is as follows: Introduction to the project and one another ————————————————————————- Education and the WSF (Tracy Irish) ————————————————————————- Representing history in the WSF (Pete Orford, Will Sharpe) ————————————————————————- The WSF …