In this video: In November 2010, the University of Kansas Department of Theatre presented Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Original Pronunciation–the first OP Shakespeare presented in North America. The production was the result of a research collaboration between Paul Meyer of the University of Kansas and renowned Welsh linguist David Crystal.
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Heather May. “The Stage Life of Props. By Andrew Sofer. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. xiii + 278 + illus. $19.95 Pb”. Theatre Research International. 29:3 (October 2004): 289-290. Available online [may require subscriber login]
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