Have you ever seen your favorite movie dubbed into Shona*? Or heard a version of a familiar song translated into Juba Arabic? Well imagine witnessing the quintessentially English plays of William Shakespeare performed in not one, or even in a few different languages, but in 37 different languages. It’s happening now at The Globe to Globe Festival in London.
“… the six-week Globe to Globe festival, launched yesterday, (features) 37 international companies (who will) present one of Shakespeare’s 37 plays in their own language including Arabic, British Sign Language, Gujarati, Hebrew, Korean, Japanese, Swahili and Urdu, and Othello is being performed in hip-hop. Adding its voice to the global chorus, and making history, is Maori. When they step out on… read more