16: Hag-Seed Book Review

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Today we announce one of two book reviews in the Pilot Issue of New Theatre Magazine! Hogarth Shakespeare's Hag-Seed by the legendary Margaret Atwood, a contemporary retelling of The Tempest by William Shakespeare, reviewed by Hadley Kamminga-Peck.

The Hogarth Shakespeare series is published by Vintage Books, a company of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

From the Hogarth Shakespeare website: "The Hogarth Press was founded by Virginia and Leonard Woolf in 1917 with a mission to publish the best new writing of the age. [...] The Hogarth Shakespeare project sees Shakespeare’s works retold by acclaimed and bestselling novelists of today. The series launched in October 2015 and to date will be published in twenty countries.


 Hadley Kamminga-Peck  Photo Credit: Jennifer M. Koskinen, Merritt Design Photo

Hadley Kamminga-Peck Photo Credit: Jennifer M. Koskinen, Merritt Design Photo

Hadley Kamminga-Peck is a theatre scholar, practitioner and educator whose work focuses on theatre history and analysis.  She completed her Ph.D. at CU Boulder in 2015, and holds a Master’s in Acting from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (John Moores University) and a B.A. in Drama from the Colorado College.  She continues to explore performance, gender, and Shakespeare through her research and artistic practice. 

Hadley’s scholarship, artistic practice, and pedagogy work symbiotically, demonstrating an ability to interrogate a text and create physically and visually evocative work.  Hadley has worked as an actor, singer, dancer, musician, dramaturg, house manager, and director, most recently directing The Rocky Horror Show at CU Boulder, dramaturging, and assistant directing for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival.  She is currently a lecturer at CU Boulder in the Honors program, as well as teaching at the University of Northern Colorado, and house managing for the Denver Center Theatre Company.