Scene: Reviews of Early Modern Drama 2020-06-18T14:59:54-07:00 Kevin A Quarmby Open Journal Systems <p><em>Scene&nbsp;</em>publishes <strong>review essays</strong> about early modern English drama in performance, <strong>reviews</strong> of productions and adaptations of early modern plays, <strong>book reviews</strong>, <strong>film reviews</strong>, and <strong>production notes</strong>. Our scope is mainstream professional productions, as well as university, drama school, and non-professional productions.</p> Reprising ASL at ACT 2019-10-28T10:28:24-07:00 Michael W. Shurgot <p>A review of <em>Romeo &amp; Juliet</em> at Seattle's A Contemporary Theatre featuring deaf actors in the roles of Friar Lawrence and Romeo.</p> 2019-10-23T00:00:00-07:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## So much for Bardolatry! (Drunken) Romeo and Juliet in Shit-faced Shakespeare 2019-11-12T08:54:39-08:00 Dan Mills <p>A review of the Atlanta production of&nbsp;<em>Romeo and Juliet</em> by the Shit-faced Shakespeare company. Argues that the performance "highlighted the populist nature of American Shakespearean appropriation and commodification and the intersection of highbrow and lowbrow culture in American society" and "explores these aspects of Shakespearean appropriation through engagement with the writings of Antonin Artaud, Guy Debord, and Lawrence Levine on the theatre of cruelty, the society of the spectacle, and highbrow and lowbrow culture, respectively."</p> 2019-11-06T15:35:40-08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## From Rigid Regency Sicilia to Musical Bohemia: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's The Winter's Tale 2019-11-20T21:24:34-08:00 Niamh J. O'Leary <p>A review of&nbsp;<em>The Winter's Tale</em> at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (March 2019).</p> 2019-11-06T15:41:46-08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## One-Click Russian Populism in Putinesque The Knight of the Burning Pestle 2020-01-18T09:19:39-08:00 Kevin A. Quarmby <p>A review of the 2019 Cheek by Jowl and Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre/Barbican co-production of&nbsp;<em>The Knight of the Burning Pestle</em>, at the Barbican.</p> 2020-01-17T00:00:00-08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Misrule and Melancholy: Stamford Shakespeare Company's Gender-Bending Twelfth Night 2020-01-29T12:03:23-08:00 Stephanie Collins <p>Actor Stephanie Collins reviews The Stamford Shakespeare Company's 2019 production of <em>Twelfth</em> <em>Night</em>, in which she played Fabia. The production's<em>&nbsp;</em>richly imagined Albanian-style Illyria created a vibrant aura of misrule. Collins's review includes material from her conversations with the director, designer, and other actors.</p> 2020-01-29T10:58:55-08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## A Youthful Julius Caesar Experiment 2020-06-18T14:59:54-07:00 Erin E. Kelly Janelle Jenstad <p>A co-authored review of the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival's 2019 production of&nbsp;<em>Julius Caesar</em>.&nbsp;</p> 2020-06-18T00:00:00-07:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##