At Paul Robeson’s grave, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

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‘That Shakespeare was not of an age but for all time has never been demonstrated more movingly on the American stage. The combination of circumstances has been close to perfect. A great Negro artist as Othello; an English-born actor and Shakespearean student as director; a gifted artist born in Puerto Rico giving a subtle portrait as Iago – this is the very form and pressure of universality in our own day.’

Samuel Sillen on Robeson’s Othello in New York City, 1943

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Follow our journey across North America in search of Shakespeare