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More in store for Shakespeare 2016!

Sutton Travis January 27, 2016

A Shakespearean feast. Elizabethan music. Traditional Shakespeare films and adapted plays with a modern twist. If there is any sort of Shakespeare-related event someone can imagine, Washington and Lee...

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A Modern Twist on Shakespeare

Alexandra Cline November 16, 2015

From Shakespeare to an Ariana Grande song, Washington and Lee’s production of Love’s Labors Lost offers a taste of traditional storytelling with a plethora of laughter. The Shakespeare play follows...

Wind Ensemble Conductor Christopher Dobbins directing students during the performance. Photo by Ellen Kanzinger, ‘18.

Catching wind of the Renaissance

Ashley Faulkner November 9, 2015

The Globe Theatre came to Lexington on Nov. 3 when the Washington and Lee University Wind Ensemble performed music from the English Renaissance that was inspired by Shakespeare. The concert was part of...

Cast members performing during dress rehearsal the week prior to opening night. Photo by Savannah Kimble, '18.

Three cheers to 400 years of Shakespeare

Sutton Travis October 12, 2015

Attempted murder. Bawdy humor. Catty women airing dirty laundry. These are just some of the elements of Desdemona that make the play about more than its title suggests. As part of the university’s year-long...

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