Scene: Reviews of Early Modern Drama

Scene publishes review essays about early modern English drama in performance and reviews of productions of early modern plays. Scene covers mainstream professional productions of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, as well as university, drama school, and non-professional productions. 



New! Production Notices


With Issue 2018.1, Scene introduces Production Notices. These short articles offer brief descriptions of a production with limited or no scholarly analysis. To aid future researchers, the Production Notices include images and a complete list of the Cast and Creatives. 

Our first Production Notice is by long-time contributor Jim Volz, who offers a note about the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2018 Merchant of VeniceSee 2018.1

Posted: 2019-01-15

Building Issue 2018.1

Early view articles from Issue 2018.1 now available  
Posted: 2018-10-25 More...

Moving from the ISE to OJS

Issue 2017.1 and all content from the ISE Chronicle now republished on OJS.  
Posted: 2018-10-25 More...

Is there a (North-)West Coast Shakespeare?

Issue 2 (2017) of Scene published.  
Posted: 2018-10-18 More...
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