Introductory talk: 9:45 am. Staged reading: 10 am to 12:30 pm.
Buchanan Chapel at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 East Chestnut Street (about four blocks south of the Newberry)
“They are all fire, and every one doth shine.”
At what cost comes absolute power and who pays the price? Love and loyalty do battle, both real and rhetorically, with conspiracy and tyranny in Shakespeare’s masterpiece of political intrigue. Join us for this feast of language and persuasion. Founding member Stephen Spencer directs.
A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. An informative talk begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed by a question-and-answer session with the director and cast. The Shakespeare Project was founded in 1993 and has performed at the Newberry Library since 2003.
Cosponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies and the Department of Continuing Education.
Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.
This program is free and open to the public; no advance registration or tickets required.