New Work in Ashland

Rick Dildine, Director of St Louis Shakes, in Ashland

Rick is about to start as the Executive Director of Shakespeare and Company in Lennox, a later stop on our trip. But he and I chatted in Lithia Park about his work in St Louis (especially Shakes 38), what Ashland means to him, and about the excellent new play we’d just seen, Robert Schenkkan’s The Great Society about President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Bluegrass with peach ice-cream

For the second performance of the Bluegrass As You Like It in Centennial Park...

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Nashville-upon-Avon

We knew it was going wonderful, but our time in Nashville surpassed our expectations....

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Before Curtain Up

The Shakespeare world is really quite small. I was bowled over and totally delighted...

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Sonnet for Stratford

‘Stratford Festival, Ontario, 2014′ Step inside this world-embracing tent, Where all is seen and...

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Expert Podcasts

'Shakespeare is the best of us'

Our visit to the Stratford Festival could not be complete without interviewing Antoni. He...

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Actor Insights

Living the Dream

We’d just left a truly ebullient and exuberant production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream...

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Festive Education

Pat Quigley was Director of Education for the Stratford Festival for thirty years and...

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Follow our journey across North America in search of Shakespeare