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What's on for the RSC | Art Calendars

Posted by Catherine Taylor

This year was the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, and it is incredible that his plays have lasted the test of time and are still celebrated to this day. The RSC, better known as the Royal Shakespeare Company, works to stage Shakespeare’s (and his contemporaries’ and modern day) work in order to make it an event; to make it as exciting as it can be. They’re based out of Stratford-upon-Avon, although they also perform in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and London, and they also tour around the globe.

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Topics: Royal Shakespeare Company, art calendars

Art of Fine Gifts: Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

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April 23 marks the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare – the most renowned playwright the world has ever known. The Royal Shakespeare Company are marking the celebrations by hosting a question and answer session with artistic director Gregory Doran live on Twitter, as well as a weekend full of pageantry and performances.

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Topics: Royal Shakespeare Company, art calendars

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