Louis Fantasia

Louis Fantasia was the first American to direct a play on the reconstructed London Globe stage with a workshop production of Much Ado about Nothing in 1996. He is Artistic Associate of the Shakespeare Center of Los Angele and general editor of Playing Shakespeare’s Characters, a new theater series from Peter Lang Publishers.

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A 19th-century engraving imagining William Shakespeare's family life. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Shakespeare Got Through It. We Will, Too.
In July 1564, William Shakespeare was three months old when the plague hit his parent’s Henley Street neighborhood in Stratford-on-Avon. Mary Arden and John Shakespeare locked their doors and sealed their windows to try and keep the disease at bay, and whether through good fortune, basic hygiene,...
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