Shakespeare Behind Bars http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Shakespeare Names Matt Wallace Producing Artistic Director http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-shakespeare-names-matt-wallace-producing-artistic-director <p>The Kentucky Shakespeare board of directors announced today that Matt Wallace, former artistic associate for the organization (2001-2010) and current artistic director of <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/made-glorious-summer-shakespeare-behind-bars-richard-iii-open-public-june">Shakespeare Behind Bars</a>, would re-join the organization as producing artistic director.</p><p>Wallace has strong ties in the local arts community.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">In addition to his work with<a href="/term/shakespeare-behind-bars"> Shakespeare Behind Bars,</a> he is currently director of children's </span>theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and audience development at Derby Dinner Playhouse.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wallace directed productions for Kentucky Shakespeare through the 2010 summer season ("Richard III"). &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/it-feels-coming-home-matt-wallace-rejoining-kentucky-shakespeare">Read an interview with Wallace on re-joining the company</a>.</span></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:46:21 +0000 Erin Keane 6309 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Shakespeare Names Matt Wallace Producing Artistic Director Going Behind Bars for Shakespeare's 'Richard III' http://wfpl.org/post/going-behind-bars-shakespeares-richard-iii <p>Last night, I visited Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange to see this year's <a href="http://www.shakespearebehindbars.org/programs/kentucky/llcc/">Shakespeare Behind Bars </a>production. I've followed the work of the company for years, but this was my first time visiting the prison for an actual production.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:42:52 +0000 Erin Keane 5832 at http://wfpl.org Going Behind Bars for Shakespeare's 'Richard III' Made Glorious Summer: Shakespeare Behind Bars' 'Richard III' Open to Public in June http://wfpl.org/post/made-glorious-summer-shakespeare-behind-bars-richard-iii-open-public-june <p>Louisville's <a href="http://www.shakespearebehindbars.org/">Shakespeare Behind Bars</a> is in its 18<sup>th</sup> season producing the works of Shakespeare with a company of incarcerated men. In June, they’ll open “Richard III,” the Bard's dramatization of the rise and fall of Richard, the Machiavellian Duke of Gloucester, and England's House of York, at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 18:40:50 +0000 Erin Keane 5234 at http://wfpl.org Made Glorious Summer: Shakespeare Behind Bars' 'Richard III' Open to Public in June IdeaFestival: Shakespeare Behind Bars http://wfpl.org/post/ideafestival-shakespeare-behind-bars <p>While Baratunde Thurston’s presentation on Friday may have garnered the most enthusiastic and energetic audience response, no presentation earned a more emotional response at IdeaFestival than Saturday's Shakespeare Behind Bars panel moderated by founder Curt Tofteland. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:33:45 +0000 Melissa Chipman 1766 at http://wfpl.org