A wonderful post on Shakespeare and his 400th anniversary!
As April 23rd approaches, there are many celebrations for the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s life! As a tribute, Channel 13 (aka PBS) is honoring his work! He was such an instrumental and important person, both in terms of literature and theatre…and well, so many other things.
We at the Theatre Guild are so proud of our founder, Lawrence Langner, creating The American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, CT. While it is currently not open, many lovely plays were showcased there—such as The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing, both starring Katharine Hepburn. And my (Philip) mother played in As You Like It at Westport Playhouse—so one could say that Shakespeare runs deep in the family roots!
No writer is more celebrated than The Bard and if you need any reasons why, just check out some of the Shakespeare inspired and/or written shows Channel…
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