3rd floor Community Meeting Room
Get an insider’s view on interpreting Shakespeare in the BBC series, “Playing Shakespeare”. John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrates how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
August 3: Language and character, with Sinead Cusack, Lisa Harrow, Ben Kingsley, Michael Pennington, Roger Rees, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet and Michael Williams
August 10: Exploring a character, with Patrick Stewart and David Suchet interpreting Shylock (The Merchant of Venice) in very different ways.
August 17: Rehearsing the text, with Judi Dench as Viola in a scene from Twelfth Night