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Original Productions

A Hofstra Hamlet that "Would Make Shakespeare Proud"

Hofstra Hamlet

Hofstra launches its 68th Annual Shakespeare Festival with a well received Hamlet. More.

Shared Light

Photo of the outside of the modern day Globe Theater in London
The Globe, which opened in 1997, is a reconstruction of a Shakespearean theatre.

Emma Rice, the Shakespeare Globe's artistic director, will  step down at the end of the 2017 season, after clashing with management over the use of sound equipment and lighting rigs. At the heart of the disagreement is whether the Globe should focus on traditional productions that mimic the constraints of Elizabethan theatre tech, or incorporate current theatrical methods (the "shared light" issue in theatre shorthand). For now, the traditionalists have won. More.