2013

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0163  Wednesday, 10 April 2013

 

From:        Terence Hawkes <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         April 9, 2013 4:10:42 AM EDT

Subject:     Global Shakespeares

 

I was delighted to hear the announcement from Global Shakespeares that we will shortly be able to encounter

 

A Brazilian street theatre version of Romeo and Juliet - on stilts 

 

A Chinese opera King Lear in which one actor plays Lear and his daughters

 

A Japanese Hamlet who sits motionless on stage whilst mechanical dolls enact his thoughts.

 

This is obviously a joke. The information was dated April 1st and the tears still run unchecked from my eyes. 

 

Terence Hawkes 

 

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