By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN
updated 3:22 PM EST, Tue September 27, 2011
The Globe Theatre will host 37 Shakespeare plays in 37 languages.
The Globe Theatre will host 37 Shakespeare plays in 37 languages.

(CNN) — It will be Shakespeare as nobody has seen it before. Over six weeks next spring, London’s Globe Theatre will present all 37 of the Bard’s plays in 37 languages, performed by companies from as many countries.

Theater groups from the newly independent nation of South Sudan and conflict-torn Afghanistan, as well as the Balkans, China, New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, France, Russia and Belarus will be among those taking part.

One play, Love’s Labour’s Lost, will be performed entirely in British Sign Language (BSL), used by the deaf community, while the Q Brothers from Chicago will stage Othello in hip hop.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/27/world/europe/uk-shakespeare/index.html

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