No holds Bard: Why Shakespeare remains the people's playwright

Ron Cerabona
By Ron Cerabona
February 11 2022 - 6:30pm
Di Adams (Regan), John Bell (King Lear) and Melita Jurisic (Goneril) in a Bell Shakespeare Company production of King Lear. Picture: Supplied

There's arguably no theatrical figure writer - indeed, no writer - better known than William Shakespeare. Centuries after his death in 1616 at the age of 52, his plays are still being performed, adapted, studied and appreciated and billions of copies of them have been sold.

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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona

Arts reporter

As arts reporter I am interested in and cover a wide range of areas - film, visual art, theatre and music, among others - to tell readers about what's coming and happening in the vibrant and varied world of the arts in Canberra. Email: ron.cerabona@canberratimes.com.au

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