Edward III, a (new) play by William Shakespeare
On March 27, Ashland New Plays Festival presents Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play on! translation of Edward III by William Shakespeare, translated by Octavio Solis, directed by Dawn Monique Williams, and starring:
Edward III – Armando Duran
Prince Edward – Devin White
Duke of Lorraine/Ensemble – Kyle Haden
King David/Bohemia/Ensemble – Robin Goodrin Nordli
Douglas/Salisbury/Ensemble – Nancy Rodriguez
Charles/Ensemble – Stephen Michael Spencer
Countess/Queen/Ensemble – Vilma Silva
Octavio Solis is one of 36 playwrights across the country hard at work on modern verse translations of 39 plays attributed to Shakespeare. Learn more about Play on! here, and read more about ANPF’s Edward III performance by clicking here.
For more information about the event, visit our Tickets page.
There are many articles related to Play on! and their modern verse translations of Shakespeare.
Check out “Translating Shakespeare? 36 Playwrights Taketh the Big Risk” by Jennifer Schuessler.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Artistic Director Bill Rauch writes about the innovative and controversial project on American Theatre Magazine’s website, “Why We’re Translating Shakespeare”.
Scott Kaiser, playwright and Director of Company Development at OSF, talks with Oregon Public Broadcasting about the translations (click here if video does not load):
A new Shakespeare play? Technology helps reveal Shakespeare authorship: “Plagiarism Software Finds a New Shakespeare Play” by Gaëlle Faure, TIME Magazine.
Play on! director Lue Douthit describes the innovative and controversial project in “Spelunking with Shakespeare” on HowlRound.com.
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