“Institutional Madness: Shakespeare as Hospital Survival Guide”

Performance of Shakespeare Play. There are eight actors playing the characters and a medieval-style setting
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In this publication, Daniel Marchalik and Dr. Arthur Frank look at how Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure might offer comfort and companionship for patients facing the institutional madness of hospitals, seen as kingdoms ruled by bizarre or irrational rules.

Read the journal article.