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UVA welcomes the First Folio, a rare collection of Shakespeare’s plays published after his death, to the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library through October 26. Courtesy UVA, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Shakespeare’s First Folio comes to Charlottesville

Seven years after William Shakespeare died in 1616, a collection of his plays was assembled into a single volume for the first time. Only 900 copies were printed—235 survive today. For the first time, one of those First Folios is at the University of Virginia, on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., […]

Actor Julian Sanchez preps for UVA Drama’s production of The Comedy of Errors. Photo by Michael Bailey

ARTS Pick: The Comedy of Errors

Sorcery, magic and family feuds combine in The Comedy of Errors, one of 18 plays that entered the theatrical world when friends of William Shakespeare released First Folio in 1623, seven years after the Bard’s death. The tribute production coincides with the First Folio exhibit at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library on […]

UVA quarterback Kurt Benkert set the passing school record during Saturday's game against Central Michigan.
Photo Pete Emerson

A bad day for football?

Another 90-degree football day and half the stadium seems to have forgotten there was a game. The hill, one of UVA’s two student sections, is decidedly more green than orange. The bleachers are half-empty. Today is not the day for Virginia to take home a win, no less a 49-35 win over Central Michigan. Today […]