The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0110 Thursday, 11 March 2010
Date: March 6, 2010 5:46:08 AM EST
Subject: 21.0100 Tempest - Request for Advice
Comment: Re: SHK 21.0100 Tempest - Request for Advice
>This is an unusual request, I hope not outside the spectrum of
>this list. Some of you followed our year-long weekly blog on
>the development of our puppet staging of THE TEMPEST. We've
>now published a 107-minute DVD of the full production. You can
>see a ten-minute sampler on our website at
>I'm assuming it's not quite kosher to promote sale items on this
>site, but I'm asking for some guidance, as you're probably the
>largest available concentration of kindred spirits in Shakespeare.
>Can you offer any advice on the best means of reaching teachers or
>other interested souls with information about this DVD? Websites,
>print or on-line journals, distributors that you look to for
>Shakespeare-related materials? Years ago, we did some distribution
>of a video of our puppet MACBETH through Tanya Gough's agency, but
>that no longer exists, and I wonder if there's anything similar?
>Any thoughts you might offer would be most appreciated -- can reply
>to the list. I'm intensely proud of this piece, feel it's an
>absolutely unique resource, want to get it out there, but my Ph.D.
>didn't cover the art of promoting DVDs.
I can't speak for anyone else on the list, but such advice would be of huge interest to me. If anyone does offer such advice off-list I will be very appreciative if you will please be so kind to cc me.
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