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Coverage for grant HAA-258717-18

The London Stage Database
Mattie Burkert, Utah State University

Grant details:

"The Bard's Ascent: When Was Greatness Thrust upon William Shakespeare?" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): James Tozer
Publication: The Economist
Date: 10/26/2019
Abstract: This article analyzes data from the London Stage Database to track the 18th-century growth in Shakespeare's popularity. Trends in the performances of specific plays during that period are compared with current-day trends, as reflected in UK Theatre Web. The article features several graphics created using the full JSON dataset downloaded from the London Stage Database website.