Ticket holders are invited to post performance discussions with CSC artists following designated Tuesday performances. Talkbacks are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability.
April 21 & 28, 2015
Ticket holders are invited to lectures and discussions for designated Saturday matinees. Saturday Symposia are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability. Please note that for HAMLET all Saturday Symposia will take place at 1:30pm prior to the matinee performances.
April 18, 2015
Tanya Pollard, Professor of English at Brooklyn College, CUNY Graduate Center
Tanya Pollard’s publications include Shakespeare’s Theater: A Sourcebook (Blackwell, 2003), Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England (Oxford, 2005), and Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England, co-edited with Katharine Craik (Cambridge, 2013), as well as essays on early modern theater in journals including Shakespeare Studies, Renaissance Quarterly, and Renaissance Drama, and edited volumes. She has received fellowships from the NEH, Whiting, and Mellon foundations, and the Warburg Institute. She serves on the Council of Scholars for Theatre for a New Audience, advises actors and directors on productions through New York’s Shakespeare Society, and has appeared in Shakespeare documentaries in conversation with Ethan Hawke on Macbeth, and with Christopher Plummer on King Lear. She is currently completing a book about sixteenth-century responses to Greek tragedy, exploring the popularity of Euripides’ tragic heroines and their impact on Shakespeare and his contemporary early playwrights.
April 25, 2015
Ron Rosenbaum, Journalist and Author
Ron Rosenbaum is author of The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups (Random House) which Cynthia Ozick called “Electrifying. A spectacular book”. He’s been a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Publication Advisory Board and participated in preparing the RSC’s version of the First Folio. He’s the author of several other books including Explaining Hitler and The Secret Parts of Fortune, has written for numerous national magazines, and taught writing seminars at Columbia, NYU and the University of Chicago.
All dates are subject to change.
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