Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’s Globe’

From ‘s article in The Guardian, 1st May 2015:

Rice will follow Mark Rylance and Dominic Dromgoole in top job at the theatre when she takes over in April 2016

The job description demanded “visionary and charismatic leadership”, the ability to “command respect and loyalty”, the confidence to take risks and – oh yes – “a knowledge and love of the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries”.

Four months after the role was advertised, Emma Rice has been named as the next artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

Rice, who is currently…

FULL ARTICLE:  Shakespeare’s Globe appoints Emma Rice as new artistic director | Stage | The Guardian.

Photograph: Linda Nylind - Emma Rice in 2012

‘I will take custody of this incredible organisation with an open heart, fierce passion and excited mind’  Photograph: Linda Nylind – Emma Rice in 2012


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Sam Wanamaker’s vision for two theatres comes to fruition – the indoor theatre has now joined the famous Globe, and opens this month with Gemma Arterton as The Duchess of Malfi (by John Webster).

Candlelit performances, companies of boys, a radio programme and various historical titbits can be found here:

BBC News – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: A Jacobean theatre on Bankside

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