Induction Notice ~ Taming “Shrew’s” Elusive Induction Scene

Get Ready for The Taming of the Shrew: Understanding the “Induction” “Induction” doesn’t only mean “bringing someone to a position,” like inducting them into the Army or the Hall of Fame. It also means “bringing about or giving rise to” the action, as Shakespeare cleverly demonstrates with his Induction Scene in The Taming of the Shrew.…

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The Passions of Philippa

“Her passions are made of nothing but the finest part of pure love” – from Antony & Cleopatra WELCOME PHILIPPA! Renowned Shakespearean joins NapaShakes Team NapaShakes is thrilled to welcome author and Shakespeare scholar Philippa Kelly as our new director of Dramaturgy and Audience Outreach. She currently serves as Resident Dramaturg for the California…

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Dude Looks Like a Lady

DUDE LOOKS LIKE A LADY! What’s Shocking about the Globe Theatre’s “Original Practices” All-Male Shakespeare? Don’t Miss Twelfth Night at the Cameo Cinema on January 25 at 2 pm The Globe Theatre’s acclaimed production of Twelfth Night raised eyebrows with its creative cross-dressing, but Original Practices means more than just men in wigs and heels.…

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