Tag: Shakespeare

“Oh, You Gods”: Rutgers–Camden Presents Shakespeare Play Paralleling Pandemic Struggles

“Oh, You Gods”: Rutgers–Camden Presents Shakespeare Play Paralleling Pandemic Struggles

Dec. 3, 2021 By Tom McLaughlin With the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the pandemic will continue to test resolve in the face of adversity and loss. Theater enthusiasts eager to rejoin live audiences will soon find a poignant parallel – and a moment to reflect on pandemic-related challenges – with the Rutgers University–Camden […]

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Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Chris Fitter, a professor of English and author of a new book on Shakespeare’s works, said the playwright’s works are surprisingly relevant and familiar in this current period of social unrest.

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Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry Purcell’s musical adaptation The Fairy Queen is a sumptuous feast of sight and sound. It’s part play, part opera, and entirely entertaining – as guests at Rutgers University–Camden will soon discover. The Rutgers–Camden theater and music programs will present a fully staged performance of this rarely produced […]

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