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Cardenio's timeline

David Montee, PhD, is the director of Interlochen Center for the Arts April 21, 22, 23, 2017 production of Gregory Doran's version of  Cardenio , a lost play attributed to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare. In this post, Montee shares his program notes on the history of Shakespeare's "lost play". Montee recently became a signatory to John Shahan's "Declaration of Reasonable Doubt about the Identity of William Shakespeare." LT, ed David Montee, PhD, author of  Translating Shakespeare: a Guide for Young Actors  (Smith & Kraus 2014) Cardenio's timeline by guest blogger David Montee, PhD 1564—1616:  William Shakespeare’s life and career. 1623:   The first publication of Shakespeare’s collected plays, the First Folio. 1727:   Theatre entrepreneur, playwright, and Shakespeare editor Lewis Theobald announces that he has found and purchased “at considerable cost” three copies of a manuscript of a hitherto unknown Shakesp

Montee visits Oberons

David Montee, PhD, visits Oberon meeting March 11, 2017 at Bloomfield Twp. Library, Bloomfield Hills, MI by Linda Theil David Montee, PhD, visited Oberons at our March 11, 2017 meeting to discuss the    "Shakespeare Authorship Symposium"  that he has organized at Interlochen Center for the Arts from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. April 22, 2017 in the  Harvey Theater at Interlochen . Oberon chair Richard Joyrich, MD, will be one of three featured speakers at the symposium. Montee and his colleagues at Interlochen organized the symposium to supplement Interlochen's student production of Gregory Doran's version of Cardenio , a lost play attributed to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare that Montee directs for presentation April 21, 22, 23, 2017. Montee said: I think [the question of Cardenio's authorship] ties-in with the larger questions about the whole [Shakespeare] authorship question. It’s becoming kind of murky whether there is a single author in any of t