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Oooo I stand corrected. Shall we put together a Shakespeare week sometime this year? I’m thinking maybe one play per episode and maybe one devoted to the Bard himself.

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Throwing out a suggestion: No direct adaptations unless they're really working at doing something new. I speak from the experience of covering Much Ado About Nothing for BDH a few years ago. It is hard to talk about the writing and even harder to not compare it to other productions of the same play.

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11 minutes ago, dc20willsave said:

Throwing out a suggestion: No direct adaptations unless they're really working at doing something new. I speak from the experience of covering Much Ado About Nothing for BDH a few years ago. It is hard to talk about the writing and even harder to not compare it to other productions of the same play.

Sounds good to me. Let's do this.

Who wants to do what? I'm most interested in covering West Side Story, either Throne of Blood or Ran (or both), and Hamlet (the 2000 Ethan Hawke version). I may be up for more but don't want to do the lion's share of the reviews a la Monty Python week.

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While there isn't a Birthday, Shakespeare's day of Death is April 23rd which is a Monday. Would that be enough time for everyone to prep segments or just go for some other date?

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Can't speak for everyone but probably too soon. I don't think it needs to be around a particular date but your miles may vary.

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I want to cover at least one of Welles' adaptations, and the Moonlighting episode "Atomic Shakespeare." 

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I'm obviously down for this. I'm thinking I'll do a segment on Shakespeare's lesser known works; and since I am a word guy, maybe another segment on his influence on the English language. 

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1) I'm in for something re: Shakespeare week.

2) I'm also starting to plot Nintendo week for July as the subject matter was a runner-up for Episode 1000.

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Since mid-July is earmarked for Nintendo Week, let's do Shakespeare Week in September or early November. Does that sound doable?

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Sounds feasible. I'll send a personal message out where we can hash out the details of Shakespeare Week so this one can be used for Nintendo Week.

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