Furthering the argument that all Shakespeare productions are adaptations of some kind, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's current production of "Much Ado About Nothing" includes contemporary costumes, hip hop, and a Segway.

Furthering the argument that all Shakespeare productions are adaptations of some kind, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s current production of “Much Ado About Nothing” includes contemporary costumes, hip hop, and a Segway.

Jenny Graham/Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Yesterday the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced that it has commissioned 36 dramatists to translate Shakespeare’s entire canon of plays into modern English.

GUEST:

  • Lue Douthit: Director of literary development and dramaturgy