Anərkē Shakespeare creates innovative, fast-paced productions by an actor-led ensemble, without a director, inspired by the working conditions in which Shakespeare concieved his plays. Combining scholarship and creative practice, they offer a democratic response that effects diversity in casting, re-instates authority to actors, text and audience, and creates a living theatre that is “myriad-minded” and not restricted to the 19th century introduction of the singular vision of director-designer.
Transforming the way theatre is created and shared.
Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
A feast of fine acting, and a revelatory
X-ray of the structure of the play...
Professor Richard Wilson, Kingston University
University of Würzburg, Germany
Considerably more convincing, striking and provocative than many artfully calibrated or outrageously daring instances of (German) directorial theatre.
Professor Zeno Ackermann, University of Würzburg
Rose Playhouse, Bankside
The best Shakespeare performance that I have seen for years!!
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon
St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch
It left my blood singing and my bones cold.