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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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,...