Today’s quote is from Othello: We love this image – a watercolor by Italian artist Ludovico Marchetti (1853-1909), painted in the late 19th century. Image Source: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Featuring refugees from Syria, Sierra Leone and South Sudan alongside renowned actors, Shakespeare’s rallying cry for humanity is as relevant today as it was 400 years ago.
The Strangers’ Case from Shakespeare's The Book of Sir Thomas More.
Film created by International Rescue Committee - Europe and Shakespeare’s Globe for #WorldRefugeeDay #StandWithRefugees #RefugeeWeek2018
Thank you to everyone who took part: Kim Cattrall, Yasmin Kadi, Jamael Westman, Noma Dumezweni , Indira Varma, Lena Headey, Sophie Thompson, Sawsan Abou Zeinedin, Mohand Hasb Alrosol Badr, Rayan Azhari, Alfred Enoch, Sana Kikhia.
Today’s theater community faces big questions about our relationship to the general public—how to attract (and hold onto) new audiences, how to handle the omnipresence of cell phones, how to make people feel more welcome, etc. In short, how can artists best connect with their audiences? I don’t clai...