Shakespeare in Canada: A Cultural Map

Shakespeare in Canada: Exploring Our Cultural History through Digital Humanities

A project to create an online interactive cultural map of the presence of the Bard and the way in which his works have shaped Canadian culture.

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Shakespeare in Ottawa: 1867-2017

Providing metadata for 150 years of Shakespeare productions in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital, from Confederation (1867) to 2017, this site includes professional, traveling, and amateur productions, theatrical adaptations, as well as dance and opera.

Part of a larger project -- Shakespeare in Canada: A Cultural Map – this site is the result of the work of a dedicated and enthusiastic team: Tyler Wilson, Research Assistant;  Roxanne Lafleur, Digital Humanities Support Specialist; Ann Hemingway, Information Literacy Coordinator; René Duplain, Geography Librarian; archivists, librarians, theatre companies, students, and project leader, Dr. Irena Makaryk, University of Ottawa.

For more information contact:  Shakespeare.Canada@uottawa.ca

Consult the data on Google Sheets: Shakespeare in Ottawa Ontario Canada 1867-2017 (productions by venue).

See the full view of the following ArcGIS Story Map App

 

Total number of productions of Shakespeare Plays in Ottawa (1867-2017)

294 productions have been identified thus far. Below are three charts showing the total number of productions of Shakespeare plays by decade, by play in order of value, and by play in alphabetical order.

Consult the data on Google Sheets: Shakespeare productions in Ottawa Ontario Canada 1867-2017.

Chart of total number of productions by decade

Chart of total number of productions by decade

Chart of total number of productions by decade

Link to the charts