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Why write like Shakespeare...when you could write like you? Exploring old verse and new, H2H seeks to provide free education to all those looking to write, perform, or teach verse drama, as we continue to make "new Shakespeare plays" for everybody Shakespeare *didn't* write for!

Hamlet to Hamilton: Exploring Verse Drama Hamlet to Hamilton: Exploring Verse Drama

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Why write like Shakespeare...when you could write like you? Exploring old verse and new, H2H seeks to provide free education to all those looking to write, perform, or teach verse drama, as we continue to make "new Shakespeare plays" for everybody Shakespeare *didn't* write for!

    S4 E6: Short and Shouty Skeltonics

    S4 E6: Short and Shouty Skeltonics

    Today we're excited to bring you the Tudor master of rhyme, John Skelton and his short and shouty Skeltonics! Thanks to Rob of the Beyond Shakespeare Company for guiding us this season through the history of English verse drama!



    Beyond Shakespeare Company

    Hamlet to Hamilton

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    • 55 min
    S4 E5: The Beginning of the Tudor Play Period and the Introduction of Rhyme Royal

    S4 E5: The Beginning of the Tudor Play Period and the Introduction of Rhyme Royal

    We're back with the Beyond Shakespeare Podcast to (finally!) look at early Tudor drama. Specifically, we're looking at Rhyme Royal, which you can learn more about here!



    Hamlet to Hamilton

    Beyond Shakespeare Company

    • 40 min
    S4 E4: The End of the Medieval Play Era

    S4 E4: The End of the Medieval Play Era

    What was the importance of manuscripts, and the impact of the printing press on late Medieval drama? This episode introduces our first named playwright, John Lydgate, and his 1465 play, "Mankind."

    Rob Crighton of the Beyond Shakespeare Company continues this tour through the History of English Verse Drama, along with your hosts Emily C. A. Snyder and Colin Kovarik.



    ⁠⁠⁠Hamlet to Hamilton: Website⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠Beyond Shakespeare Company: Website

    • 44 min
    SPECIAL: "The Harrowing of Hell" presented by the Beyond Shakespeare Company

    SPECIAL: "The Harrowing of Hell" presented by the Beyond Shakespeare Company

    And now for something completely different:

    H2H is partnering with the Beyond Shakespeare Company, and this time we're pleased to present the BSC's full audio cast production of "The Harrowing of Hell" - one of the very first Anglophone verse dramas, from around 1250 CE.

    We'll be back soon with the beginning of the Tudor period as we continue to explore the history of English drama. In the meantime, you can listen to our exploratory session with this text and other Medieval dramas in S4 E1: the Earliest English Verse Drama: http://www.hamlettohamilton.com/s4e1.html

    Beyond Shakespeare: https://beyondshakespeare.org/

    • 53 min
    S4 E3: Interludes and Debate Plays

    S4 E3: Interludes and Debate Plays

    As we draw near the end of the Middle Ages, we take a look at interlude and debate plays. Rob Crighton of the Beyond Shakespeare Company continues this tour through the History of English Verse Drama, along with your hosts Emily C. A. Snyder and Colin Kovarik.



    ⁠⁠Hamlet to Hamilton: Website⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠Beyond Shakespeare Company: Website

    • 37 min
    S4 E2: Morality Plays

    S4 E2: Morality Plays

    It's time to look at morality plays. What are they? How wacky can they get? Rob Crighton of the Beyond Shakespeare Company continues this tour through the History of English Verse Drama, along with your hosts Emily C. A. Snyder and Colin Kovarik.



    ⁠Hamlet to Hamilton: Website⁠

    ⁠Beyond Shakespeare Company: Website

    • 47 min

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