Tag Archives: Winter Shakespeare

Join us for InsideOut of the Lunch Box on November 20

  InsideOut of the Lunch Box November 20, 2014 TPAC’s Polk Theater [map] Free Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program is from Noon – 1:00 p.m. InsideOut of the Lunch Box is a lunchtime series sponsored by Vanderbilt University … Continue reading

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A Shakespeare Halloween

The end of October is upon us! And for many of us, this means Halloween. While some of you have had your costume planned for weeks or even months, there are others out there (like some of our staff) who … Continue reading

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NSF Needs Your VOTE in First Tennessee’s 150 Days of Giving!

Vote for The Nashville Shakespeare Festival and we could receive a $5,000 gift from First Tennessee Foundation! First Tennessee Bank will be 150 this year and the First Tennessee Foundation is joining the celebration with 150 Days of Giving. Starting … Continue reading

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Eddie George’s Second Act: 60 Minutes Sports to Air Profile February 5 on Showtime

The question most asked of Eddie George throughout our run of Othello was “Why Shakespeare?” It’s a valid question. Why would a Heisman Trophy winner and former pro-football player choose to take on works that even an Oscar-winning actor would … Continue reading

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Congratulations Eddie George!

At the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, we love a good surprise and last night’s announcement that Eddie George, star of our Winter Shakespeare production of Othello and former Tennessee Titans running back, was to be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Winter Shakes 2014

The holiday season was a busy time for all of us. Among other things, there were (in the words of Andy Williams) “parties for hosting, marshmallows for roasting and caroling out in the snow,” and amidst all the hustle and bustle of … Continue reading

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Them There is Fighting Words: The Language of Conflict in Shakespeare’s Works

It was great pity, so it was, That villanous saltpetre should be digg’d Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroy’d So cowardly; and but for these vile guns He would himself … Continue reading

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