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Sep 29, 2021

In today's episode, we are talking about what might be the most famous theatre in the English-speaking world: The Globe Theatre, and what we know about what it would be like to be an audience member seeing a Shakespeare play at The Globe. 

Shakespeare Anyone? is created and produced by Korey Leigh Smith and Elyse...


Sep 1, 2021

In today’s episode, we’ll be covering cross-dressing in early modern England. Shakespeare depicts cross-dressing in multiple plays, but what was the contemporary cultural context? We'll dive into early modern reactions to cross-dressing both onstage and off and how Shakespeare uses cross-dressing as a plot device...


Aug 4, 2021

In today’s mini-episode, we are exploring Shakespeare’s Language Framework.

In this episode, we will discuss technical elements of how Shakespeare plays  were written,  as well as provide tips and tricks for navigating what can be a major hurdle to reading and performing Shakespeare: the text itself. How do you...


May 26, 2021

Ever wonder where Shakespeare got his inspiration or ideas for plays? In this episode, we explore the history behind one of Shakespeare's major sources for many of his plays: Holinshed's Chronicles

Shakespeare Anyone? is created, written, produced, and hosted by Korey Leigh Smith and Elyse Sharp.

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Apr 28, 2021

Today we have a new mini-episode for you! 

In these mini-episodes, we’ll be exploring topics that are related to Shakespeare but aren’t necessarily connected to whatever play we’ve been discussing.

And they’re mini, because well, they’re shorter than our other episodes. They’re like quartos if the regular...