January 17, 2014

Shakespeare Year to Be Marked in Istanbul

The whole world, including Turkey will mark the 450th birthday of Shakespeare with events throughout the year in 2014.

In Turkey, Istanbul’s Kenter Theater will stage his play, “Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).” According to a written statement made by the theater, the play recreates Shakespeare’s two best-known tragedies, “Romeo and Juliet” and “Othello,” with a different perspective.

The play is a 1988 comedy by Ann-Marie MacDonald in which Constance Ledbelly, a young English literature professor from Queen’s University, goes on a subconscious journey of self-discovery.

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