Master Class: Shakespeare x Hip Hop
Recorded On: 08/06/2020
Learn how hip hop becomes a way in to Shakespeare and script writing in this Master Class with Devon Glover, the Sonnet Man.
The Sonnet Man
Devon Glover is a teacher, rapper, poet, playwright and actor from Brooklyn, New York. He performs Shakespeare's Sonnets through Hip-Hop as The Sonnet Man in schools and theaters worldwide. Devon has appeared on NBC, MSNBC, BBC, and Conferences and Shakespeare Festivals worldwide, including Stratford, Ontario, and Stratford-upon-Avon. He has taught with Stratford Shakespeare, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Southern Shakespeare. Devon has wrote adaptations of Shakespeare for various theatre companies. In the Spring 2019, Devon was commissioned by the University of Warwick and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to write a hip-hop adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” for high schools. For more information, visit www.SonnetMan.com