Welcome to Leadership on Stage and Screen Lecture Podcast, Episode Fifteen.
Race in Shakespeare’s England
As we have seen in both Much Ado and The Winter’s Tale, racial difference does not play much of a role in Shakespeare’s plays—with the notable exceptions of Aaron in Titus Andronicus and Othello in Othello. It’s worth noting that although Caliban in modern productions of The Tempest is often played as a Black slave, that isn’t actually a part of Shakespeare’s original text…
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