Short description: Valley PBS in Fresno, CA produced a full length documentary going behind the scenes of Woodward Shakespeare Festival’s Much Ado About Nothing.
WFSU in Tallahassee, FL partnered with the Southern Shakespeare Company to use the bard’s work to highlight local career opportunities.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, Oregon Public Broadcasting interviewed Bill Rauch, the artistic director of the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival for their weekly series, Oregon Art Beat.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, KUAC in Fairbanks, AK produced a series of radio programs on The Bard, including interviews with the company of the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theater which produced a bilingual production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in both English and Gwich’in (a Native Alaskan language). Happy Listening!
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, WFSU in Tallahassee, FL explored the relationship between The Bard and the natural environment with a three-part series called EcoShakespeare.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, WQLN in Erie, PA produced a series called Behind the Bard, which features local notables discussing the influence that Shakespeare has had on their lives.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, Nashville Public Television has produced a series of videos profiling organizations and events that are bringing Shakespeare to life for the residents of Music City.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, KTTZ-TV in Lubbock, Texas has created a series of short videos, including a flashmob performance of Romeo and Juliet at a Texas Tech v. Oklahoma State football game.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, Wyoming PBS produced a special edition of their weekly news magazine, Wyoming Chronicle. The January 23rd episode featured the University of Wyoming’s Eminent-Artists-in-Residence, Actors from the London Stage.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, KCOS in El Paso, TX produced a series of interviews with local Shakespeare scholars Dr. David Ruiter ,UTEP; Dr. Ruben Espinosa, UTEP; and Grace Haddox, EPCC, to create a series of short videos educating audiences on Shakespeare’s relevance and treatment of modern themes such as immigration, sexuality, power, culture clash, religion, and more.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, WCVE PBS in Richmond, VA has created a second series of their smash hit, Bard Bits, one- to two-minute short programs featuring showstopper Shakespeare moments performed by the professional actors from the renowned Richmond Shakespeare organization.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, WCVE PBS in Richmond, VA is creating a series of one- to two-minute short programs featuring showstopper Shakespeare moments performed by the professional actors from the renowned Richmond Shakespeare organization.
The Nine Network of Public Media in St. Louis, MO visits Rick Dildine, executive director of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis and members of the band Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra as they brainstorm the creation of the music for this spring’s performance of Twelfth Night.
In collaboration with Shakespeare Uncovered, WJCT in Jacksonville, FL is collecting oral histories of actors with Jacksonville roots talking about the role of Shakespeare in their lives and their work.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, Nashville Public Television in Nashville, TN follows the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the Nashville Ballet as they work to bring Shakespeare to life for a modern audience.
In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, WKNO in Memphis, TN and Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC) hosted a Shakespearean Costume Exhibit. The exhibit was curated by TSC designer Bruce Bui.
Working with its primary partner, Nebraska Shakespeare, and its additional partner, Flatwater Shakespeare, NET in Nebraska will acquaint audiences in urban and rural areas of the state with the universal themes of Shakespeare’s works.
In Central Florida, WUCF TV and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater are exploring the modern relevance of some of the Bard’s oldest works and how to attract new audiences — young and old — to Shakespeare.
In Maryland, MPT and Chesapeake Shakespeare Company uncover secrets and myths about the famous Bard.
In Southern California, PBS SoCaL created a Shakespeare online resources page featuring local Shakespeare organizations. Over the summer, the station will cover the work of Southern California Shakespeare organizations in segments of PBS SoCaL’s local productions.
In Harrisonburg, VA, WVPT produced a 30-minute documentary which offers an in-depth look at Staunton Virginia’s “American Shakespeare Center”.