Rogues & Vagabonds

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An Open Letter To The Globe

Reconstructed Globe

There is no  indication who has composed the letter below but I agree with its contents. I suspect the theatre’s board will come to regret their decision to get rid of Artistic Director Emma Rice. Having said that, I can make no judgement on her work as I haven’t seen any of her productions at Shakespeare’s Globe and I can’t pretend to like the sound of how she has played around with the originals. Sarah V 26-10-16

To the board of Shakespeare’s Globe,

Shakespeare is many things to many people, his plays (and don’t forget the poems) have become part of our world’s narrative. His words and phrases echo across the centuries. They have been coopted by political rhetoric and by the language of common people, they are spoken at weddings and wakes, they are shouted in support of revolution and in sympathy with suffering. He’s been transformed into

Source: An Open Letter To The Globe

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