Recently, NPR Berlin's Monika Müller-Kroll had the opportunity to talk to composer Sven Helbig, designer Esther Perbandt, and operatic soprano Nadja Michael about their unique collaboration. Here is the third in the three-part series:
This week on NPR Specials: Shakespeare in American Life is a series of three one-hour programs re-released by the Folger Shakespeare Library to celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare in 2016. The Folger, in Washington, DC is the home of the world's largest Shakespeare collection. "Shakespeare is a Black Woman" is the third episode in the series. John Adams was a Shakespeare enthusiast who filled his diaries with mentions of the plays. Janet Reno assembled her staff to read King Lear. In 1849,...