Thursday, August 13, 2015

Link: Spanish Tobacco, English Hemp, and Shakespeare

This has been one of my favorite pieces so far for the Globe! We wanted to weigh in on the recent resurgence of the study that discovered traces of cannabis in pipes unearthed from Shakespeare's backyard, so here's my take.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Link: Spanish comedia and Juana Ines de la Cruz

Here are two blog posts I wrote for Shakespeare's Globe's new production of The Heresy of Love, one on playwright and all-around fascinating woman Juana InĂ©s de la Cruz, and one on drama of the Spanish Golden Age.