ISSN 1554-6985

VOLUME IV ·  NUMBER 1

FALL/WINTER 2008-2009

Shakespeare and Actors of Color

EDITED BY

Ayanna Thompson

CONTENTS

Directors

Flipping the Coin on Colorblind Casting? Richard Rose on Directing The Merchant of Venice (pdf) Robert Ormsby
Notes from the Rehearsal Room: Casting People of Color (pdf) Jay Paul Skelton
Blinders Off, Please: Creating a Color-Sighted Comedy of Errors (pdf) Antonio Ocampo-Guzman

Directions

Titus Andronicus: South Africa's Shakespeare (pdf) Adele Seeff
To Notice or Not To Notice: Shakespeare, Black Actors, and Performance Reviews (pdf) Ayanna Thompson
"[M]ake your garden rich in gillyvors, / And do not call them bastards": Perdita and the Possibilities for Redemptive Interracialism" (pdf) Tom Wickman

Appropriations in Performance

Inventing Isabel: Pig Iron Theatre (Re)Imagines Measure for Measure (pdf) Rebecca Steffy
Swansong at the Seattle Shakespeare Company; Or, Historical Fiction vs. Disciplined Historicism: A Swansong for Speculative Biography? (pdf) Todd Borlik

Contributors

Contributors (pdf)
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