Each lecture in this series focuses on a single play by Shakespeare, and employs a range of different approaches to try to understand a central critical question about it. Rather than providing overarching readings or interpretations, the series aims to show the variety of different ways we might understand Shakespeare, the kinds of evidence that might be used to strengthen our critical analysis, and, above all, the enjoyable and unavoidable fact that Shakespeare’s plays tend to generate our questions rather than answer them.
Play On with the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a podcast series including conversations with Shakespeare experts and Festival administration, directors, actors, designers, and more.
Each year, the Huntington hosts scholars using the collections to conduct research on Shakespeare and the early modern dramatist. In lectures, conferences, and seminars, they explore Shakespeare and his world.
As you’ll hear in the Shakespeare Unlimited podcast, Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places–not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Join us for this “no limits” podcast tour of the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.