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Thursday, 14 April 2016

Shakespeare in Russia - Shakespeare and Scotland

Shakespeare on the Russian Stage: Photographic Exhibition

In celebration of Shakespeare 400, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in collaboration with The Russian State Art Library,  with kind support of the Art Fund present an exhibition of images from the state art collections of the Russian Federation - “Shakespeare on the Russian Stage”.  The exhibition highlights Shakespeare as an international figure in world drama, with photographs and drawing images from Theatre Yugo-Zapad, Theatre Satirikon and the Moscow Arts Theatre among others.  The exhibition is in two parts with images of Hamlet, which is the most performed play globally and also a digital display of other Shakespearean productions in Russia.

The exhibition will run in the Cafe Bar until the 26th May 2016.

Mere Players: an Exhibition ... 

A complementary exhibition has been mounted to share some of our Shakespearean Ephemera from the Conservatoire's Archives and Collections.  On Level 2, round the corner from the Whittaker Library. 


A Symposium on Shakespeare and Scotland

On Friday 22nd April, why not nip over to the University of Glasgow to take in a symposium on Shakespeare and Scotland?  Details below ...
Shakespeare and Scotland
Symposium: Friday 22nd April
Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls, University of Glasgow

Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Theatre Studies at Glasgow University is hosting a one-day symposium. The symposium aims to explore the relationship and dialogue between Shakespeare and Scotland, to explore different approaches to adapting Shakespeare for the Scottish stage and, above all, to celebrate the Shakespeares of Scotland. To book a place please email:
This event is part of New Dreams - a festival of events to celebrate the life, work and legacy of Shakespeare.

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