Shakespeare http://wkms.org en Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2014-celebrating-sonnets <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">April is National Poetry Month!</strong></p><p>Hear Poetry Minutes on&nbsp;WKMS&nbsp;weekdays in April at 7:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>, at 11:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;and at 4:19 p.m. during&nbsp;<em>All Things Considered</em>.</p><p><em><strong>Celebrating Shakespearean Sonnets</strong></em></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:45:50 +0000 Matt Markgraf 39596 at http://wkms.org Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! Love, Marriage, Jealousy, Revenge... The 2014 Murray Shakespeare Festival! http://wkms.org/post/love-marriage-jealousy-revenge-2014-murray-shakespeare-festival <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE: Dr. Rusty Jones braves the snow and ice on Monday, March 3 to come to the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKMS</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;studio for a preview of the festival. Hear his conversation with Tracy Ross in the article below.</span></em></p><p>Love, marriage, jealousy and revenge are themes featured in this year's Murray Shakespeare Festival, featuring performances of <em>Othello</em>, <em>Henry IV, Part 1</em> and <em>The Merry Wives of Windsor</em> on Murray State's Lovett Auditorium by the American Shakespeare Center. Tickets to the shows are $7 for MSU students, faculty and staff; $12 for the general public. See the full schedule of performances and special events below.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 38916 at http://wkms.org Love, Marriage, Jealousy, Revenge... The 2014 Murray Shakespeare Festival! Werewolves, Cross-Dressing and a Singing Fool... Why It's Next Week's Murray Shakespeare Festival! http://wkms.org/post/werewolves-cross-dressing-and-singing-fool-why-its-next-weeks-murray-shakespeare-festival <p>Next week, the American Shakespeare Festival returns to the Murray State campus to present Shakespeare's hilarious comedy <em>Twelfth Night</em> and John Webster's gripping tragedy <em>The Duchess of Malfi</em>. Check out the full festival schedule, which also includes an exciting lineup of workshops, film screenings, and stimulating scholar-led discussions at <a href="http://murraystate.edu/shakespeare">murraystate.edu/shakespeare</a>. Festival organizers Dr. Barbara Cobb and Dr. Rusty Jones came to the studio to read some Shakespeare and talk about some of the more... interesting elements of &nbsp;both featured productions.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:29:39 +0000 Kate Lochte 28660 at http://wkms.org Werewolves, Cross-Dressing and a Singing Fool... Why It's Next Week's Murray Shakespeare Festival! Shakespeare in the Schools Partnership http://wkms.org/post/shakespeare-schools-partnership <p>As National Poetry Month closes we&rsquo;re bringing you a glimpse into Murray Middle School classroom activities with the Shakespeare in the Schools Partnership Initiative.&nbsp; It coordinates with the annual Shakespeare Festival at Murray.&nbsp; Murray State faculty member Dr. Barbara Cobb brought the Bard&rsquo;s sonnets to Murray Middle and is here to share a sample of student responses.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:47:54 +0000 Kate Lochte 17785 at http://wkms.org