Links and Resources

Shakespeare Links For Research

Renaissance: The Elizabethan World
This is a wonderful site with other great links.

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
Contains historical, biographical and literary background information.

The Centre for Reformation & Renaissance Studies
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) is a research centre devoted to studying the period from approximately 1350 to 1700.

Shakespeare Links For First Folio and Quarto Texts

University of Virginia
This site provides modern typeface scripts; however, I have found that you must still proofread against the Folio.

University of Pennsylvania, Furness Library
This site allows comparisons of Folio Pages.

For more information about modern type-faced, proofread scripts, contact April Feld Sandor at 215.882.2600 or april@simplyshakespeare.com.

Hard Copies of Shakespeare’s First Folio and Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Freeman, Neil, and Paul Sugarman. The Applause First Folio of Shakespeare in Modern Type. New York: Applause, 2001.

Booth, Stephen. Shakespeare’s Sonnets. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1977.

Other Recommended Reading for the Shakespeare Actor

Onions, C.T., Eagleson, Robert D. A Shakespeare Glossary. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1986

Berry, Cicely. The Actor and His Text. New York: Scribner, 1987.

Linklater, Kristin. Freeing the Natural Voice. New York: Drama Book Specialists, 1976.

Rodenburg, Patsy. The Actor Speaks: Voice and the Performer. London: Methuen Drama, 1998.

Rodenburg, Patsy. Speaking Shakespeare. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Recent Noteworty Research

Grote, David. The Best Actors in the World: Shakespeare and His Acting Company. Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies, no. 97. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Palfrey, Simon, and Tiffany Stern. Shakespeare in Parts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Stern, Tiffany. Making Shakespeare: From Stage to Page. Accents on Shakespeare. London: Routledge, 2004.

Other Recommended Theatre Links for Professional Training Support

Elizabeth Browning Studio (NY)
Modern Acting Techniques

Mary McCann (PA)
Certified Alexander Teacher

Rossello Solutions
Web design, graphic design, copywriting and photography.