Restoration Shakespeare Summer School

Impact: Cultural Impact

Description of impact

To enhance the understanding of Shakespeare's theatrical afterlife among theatre and music companies -- and their audiences -- in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Who is affected

theatre companies, music companies, theatre audiences, music audiences


In conjunction with the AHRC project Performing Restoration Shakespeare, I will lead a summer school on Restoration Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (Stratford) in July 2019. Summer school participants will be representative of UK theatre and music companies. In partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library, we will distribute a Restoration Shakespeare 'resource pack to over 2 million season subscribers at classic theaters in the USA and Canada.
Impact statusIn preparation
Impact date01 Feb 2017
Category of impactCultural Impact
Impact levelEngagement


  • Shakespeare
  • theatre
  • theatre history
  • musicology