WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH ON FEBRUARY 12TH
We are thrilled to announce that Nothing Is Truer than Truthwill be released by Gravitas Ventures on February 12th and the Apple iTunes pre-order link for the film is... Read more
Women in Film & Media Symposium Saturday March 28th
I will be speaking at the first Rhode Island Film Collaborative's Women in Film and Media Symposium, tomorrow Saturday March 28th, and showing a clip from NOTHING IS TRUER... Read more
COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS DAY AT LESLEY UNIVERSITY
I will be speaking about the film and the educational outreach program at Lesley University tomorrow: http://www.lesley.edu/provost/community-of-scholars-day/
Literature & Media for 21st Century Students
This presentation features screen clips from... Read more
Coriolanus on the Boston Common TONIGHT
Kudos to director Steven Maler on Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 17th season featuring his brilliant take on CORIOLANUS and special event nights for LGBT audiences tonight and educators tomorrow night.
Nothing is Truer than Truth at OSF, Coriolanus at the Cutler Majestic in Boston tonight
Here's an event tonight that features Boston business leaders reading and discussing Shakespeare's Coriolanus at the Cutler Majestic Theater
On the west coast, Dr. Earl Showerman promotes the film at... Read more
7 DAYS TO GO! PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR GOAL!
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our new Finishing Funds campaign. We must raise the entire amount by next Monday April 30th so please help us by visiting... Read more
Declare your independence from the Stratford mythology
I hope you have already received your NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH t-shirts. I want to thank everyone who helped, especially our sponsor, Ben August and True Shakespeare, and his... Read more
NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH
Greetings from Portland, Oregon! Yesterday we screened an excerpt from the film at the 16th Annual Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference and announced the award winning Advisory Committee for NOTHING IS... Read more
Shakespeare Authorship Conference at York University Toronto
This Saturday April 7th Professor Don Rubin and The York University Faculty of Fine Arts are hosting a day-long conference on the authorship question featuring Keir Cutler performing his brilliant... Read more
NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH Finishing Funds Campaign
Please help us reach new audiences for NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH. Forward, post & tweet. Thank you!
That's a Wrap! NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH link
Here is the link to the new project! Thanks to David for alerting me to the error in the last update.
Thank you to everyone who helped make it possible... Read more
That's a Wrap! NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH in post
Thank you to everyone who helped make it possible for us to get to post-production. We are thrilled to announce that we have launched a new campaign for finishing funds.... Read more
Shakespeare is everywhere
From my friend Shukong:
Diagnosis: de Vere
Excellent article by our esteemed colleague Dr. Earl Showerman http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120312/NEWS02/203120305/-1/NEWSMAP
Share with friends, family and doubters!
In other news, NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH t-shirts are in! They will be... Read more
We just completed an amazing interview with Diane Paulus, award-winning Artistic Director and CEO of The American Repertory Theater. Diane's work is innovative, controversial, and always engaging, and includes THE... Read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Auguro a tutti voi un anno meraviglioso.
As we look forward to 2012, I want to thank everyone who helped to make 2011 a great year for NOTHING IS TRUER... Read more
MICHAEL YORK SPEAKS OUT
From John Shahan, news about a press conference in Los Angeles today:
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust over Shakespeare's identity!
OXFORD AS SHAKESPEARE: LATEST POLL RESULTS
Here are the latest results from Sony Pictures with Edward de Vere holding his own against Shaksper in the Anonymouspoll. Encouraging news! If you haven't voted yet, please do... Read more
New York Times today: Much Ado about de Vere
Edward de Vere as Shakespeare on the big screen
This just in: a report from Shakespeare By Another Name author Mark Anderson on the feature film "Anonymous" http://studio360.org Click on "This Week's Show" tab to hear the story.
Thanks... Read more
Preview Screening at Shakespeare Authorship Conference
We are very pleased to announce that we will be screening a PREVIEW of NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH at the Shakespeare Authorship Conference in Washington D.C. on Saturday October... Read more
The Man Who was Hamlet
I opened in London last night to a great response. There are still 4 weeks left to catch the show, so... Read more
AUTHORSHIP DEBATE LIVE TODAY
From Mark Anderson:
Streaming live today from London at 2:30 p.m. eastern (US) time, 7:30 p.m. UK time - a SHAKESPEARE AUTHORSHIP DEBATE featuring Roland Emmerich (director of the... Read more
Ciao from Venezia!
From the set of Controversy Films production of NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH:
The weather in Venezia e molto bene! Perfect for filming today very early morning in Piazza San... Read more
Shakespeare around the world
Lots of Shakespeare news this week - from Harvard Square to Germany - Shakespeare continues to make headlines:
from crew member Gary G:
from our friends on Phaeton:
http://willshakespeareontrial.blogspot.com/... Read more
UPPER CRUST "ROCQUE" OUT AT OBERON
Thanks to everyone who came out to "Carnevale in Venice" last night. The music was fabulous! http://www.theuppercrust.org/
Shakespeare news, Carnevale in Venice
Thanks to Gary Goldstein for news of several new books on Edward de Vere as Shakespeare!
just out: Scott Evans' FIRST FOLIO www.scottevansauthor.com
SHAKESPEARE SUPPRESSED: The Uncensored Truth... Read more
CARNIVALE IN VENICE APRIL 13TH AT OBERON
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2011
Contact: Cheryl Eagan-Donovan (781) 729-6204
SHAKESPEARE IN VENICE
A fundraising preview party, Carnivale in Venice, will take place on April 13th... Read more
Jacobi triumphs as LEAR
Never were an author's words brought nearer to life, to despair, to regret, to all that is human, than in Sir Derek Jacobi's breathtaking embodiment of the tragic Lear, played... Read more
ALL KINDSA GIRLS screening Providence RI January 19th
Please join us for a special screening of my debut documentary feature:
CONTROVERSY FILMS presents
all kindsa girls
an evolutionary tale featuring
the Real Kids
A Free Screening to Celebrate... Read more
Here is an update on the de Vere biopic courtesy of Phaeton member Heward Wilkinson:
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Here is a new website from Dr. Richard Waugaman:
Best Wishes to all for a wonderful holiday season and a very happy new year!
Here are two fabulous holiday gifts from fellow Oxfordians:
From John Shahan and Keir Cutler - a new video to share with your friends:
Watch the video, then help... Read more
Shakespeare in Love Sequel from Weinstein Bros & Miramax
This just in!
Sir Derek Jacobi as Lear
Here is a review:
Thanks to John Shahan for sharing this!
GRAZIE MILLE! WE DID IT!!
I am so grateful to all of you who helped us reach our goal! I feel extremely fortunate to have so many wonderful friends and colleagues. As we now begin... Read more
NEXT STOP VENICE!
THANKS TO CAROL, KIM & TOM! With just 25 hours to go, we now need only $380 to make our goal. Great event at WGBH tonight - lots of interest... Read more
THANK YOU RIMA!
We now have less than $500 to go to reach our goal! NOTHING IS TRUER THAN TRUTH will be featured at the Massachusetts Production Coalition meeting tonight at WGBH in... Read more
Thank you Jennifer!
We are so close to reaching our goal - thanks so much to everyone who has joined the Controversy Films crew!
More news on the newly renovated RSC theater at... Read more
THANK YOU ANNIE, JAMI & ANITA!
Here is a link to an article on the De Vere Society website about the search for Shakespeare's manuscripts:
THANK YOU BEN, OUR NEWEST ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Thanks too to everyone else who has donated this week, taking time out from your busy schedules, especially during the holidays. Great to have all of you on the team!... Read more
THANKS SO MUCH XOPHER OUR NEW ASSOCIATE PRODUCER!
With our first Associate Producer on board, we are now closing in on the goal! I have so much to be thankful for, especially the support, encouragement and generosity of... Read more
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! ONLY 8 DAYS TO GO!
The response has been amazing! I really appreciate your generosity. Please help us reach the goal before December 1st by forwarding this link to your friends and family.
Here is... Read more
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED
after reading Mark Anderson's eloquent appeal - he is an excellent writer and his book, SHAKESPEARE BY ANOTHER NAME, remains the seminal, comprehensive text on Edward de Vere. For more... Read more
Thank you Louisa, Barbara, Sylvia, Ginger & Rachael
Here are few interesting links -
Theater Mania has discount tickets for new plays around the country:
The Blue Flower opens December 1st at The A.R.T. in Cambridge: http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/blue-flower... Read more
THANK YOU JENNIFER!
Last night I went to hear Stephen Greenblatt read from his new book Shakespeare's Freedom at the Harvard Bookstore, and asked him to do an interview with me for the... Read more
THANK YOU JOE!
This just in - Pacino & Rabe triumph in MERCHANT OF VENICE
THANK YOU SUSAN, ROLAND & DAVID!
Here is an interesting article: Rufus Wainwright does the Sonnets
THANK YOU VICKY!
Here is some footage from the interview I did with Richard Roe, author of the book THE SHAKESPEARE GUIDE TO ITALY, soon to be published by Harper Collins. This wonderful... Read more
THANK YOU CHARLIE!
Here is a link to the PBS "Great Performances" series production of MACBETH that aired last month.
Don Aucoin, theater critic for the Boston Globe, called it "a stunner."... Read more
THANK YOU COLIN!
Thanks to all of you who have joined the Controversy Films crew, we have raised one-fourth of our total goal in just two weeks! We still need lots of t-shirts... Read more
THANK YOU ROBERT!
I will be reading some creative non-fiction at the Sherrill Library on the Brattle Campus at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA on Thursday November 4th at 7pm - please join... Read more
THANK YOU MEREDITH, JONATHAN, MICHAEL & KEITH!
I really appreciate your support and look forward to having you on the team as we bring Shakespeare to Venice!
THANK YOU LAILA!
Thanks to everyone who has joined the team - we have raised over $2,000 in just ten days. Now we have just thirty days left to raise the remaining $10,000... Read more
SHAKESPEARE ON BROADWAY
Al Pacino on Shakespeare:
Thank you so much John, Ren, Felicia, Joanie, Richard, Loretta & Earl!
Your generosity is amazing! We have now raised over $2,000 in one week. So glad to have you all on the team!
THANK YOU KATHRYN & MARTHA!
With your help, we have raised over $1,400 in less than a week! Please continue to forward this link to friends, family and co-workers who might be interested in joining... Read more
THANK YOU SO MUCH ALAN!
Your support means so much to me! The party at Club Oberon is going to be fabulous - so glad you will be there!
Vero Nihil Verius
THANK YOU JOHN!
John is the principal author of the "Declaration of Reasonable Doubt About the Identity of William Shakespeare." Read more at http://www.doubtaboutwill.com
THANK YOU XOPHER, RHEA & ROBBI
Your generosity is amazing! The Ashland Authorship Conference was a big success. Here is another article about the conference - video to follow!