May 21, 2018
Mark Twain encountered the work of Shakespeare when
he was a small child and was in dialogue with him as a writer for
his entire life. Now that dialogue comes to Santa Fe as a play by
Lois Rudnick and Jonathan Richards, a scholar, and an actor. We
talk about the many connections between these two literary figures,
and some of the history of how their work was received and
interpreted—including a major riot.