Picking up on our discussion of Twelfth Night from episodes 8–10, we ask, “What is the shelf life of a Shakespeare production?” Is there such thing as a timeless Shakespeare film? What makes a Shakespeare production a product of its time? Why is it important to document theatre productions? In what context do we view new productions of Shakespeare on stage and film? Will we still be watching these films and production recordings in 100 years? And we tangent on the treatment of music on the stage vs. screen for Trevor Nunn’s Twelfth Night film and the recording of the 2012 Shakespeare’s Globe production of Twelfth Night.
Check out Dan Beaulieu’s Shakespeare podcast, No Holds Bard. Listen to full episodes online here. You can also follow the podcast on Twitter @NoHoldsBardCast. Dan’s co-host Kevin Condardo will be appearing on our Richard III on film episodes of the 21st Folio later this month, so watch for that!
“Texts from King Lear” appear in Mallory Ortberg’s book Texts from Jane Eyre.