Weekend with Shakespeare August 17 – 18, 2019 — Free event

Join Shakespeare scholars and artists for two days of lectures, discussions, and demonstrations about the 2019 Season’s mainstage Shakespeare productions The Winter’s Tale and The Comedy of Errors.

Weekend with Shakespeare Lecture Series: The Weekend With Shakespeare Lecture Series is free!

However, we suggest interested participants RSVP. Tickets are FREE and can be booked here:

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Weekend with Shakespeare is sponsored in partnership with Shakespeare Workshop, a program sponsored by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz.

LECTURE SERIES SCHEDULE

Lecture on Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale: Saturday, August 17
12-4pm at the Humanities 1 Building, UCSC

12-12:15PM Intro by Dr. Sean Keilen, Provost, Porter College, UC Santa Cruz.
12:15-1:15PM Q&A with actors from The Winter’s Tale, moderated by Artistic Director Mike Ryan.
1:15-1:30PM Break.
1:30-2:30PM In conversation with Ariane Helou, dramaturg of The Winter’s Tale.
2:30-3PM Break with refreshments.
3-4PM TBD.

For those who have purchased a ticket to see the evening performance of The Winter’s Tale:
7-7:15PM Pre-performance discussion of ‘5 Things to Look Out For’ with Ariane Helou.
8PM Performance of The Winter’s Tale at The Grove.

Lecture on Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors: Sunday, August 18
12-4pm at the Humanities 1 Building, UCSC

12-12:15PM Intro by Dr. Sean Keilen, Provost, Porter College, UC Santa Cruz.
12:15-1:15PM In conversation with Gina Bloom.
1:15-1:30PM Break.
1:30-2:30PM In conversation with Ashley Herum, dramaturg of The Comedy of Errors, and Dr. Michael Warren, Head of Dramaturgy at Santa Cruz Shakespeare.
2:30-3PM Break with refreshments.
3-4PM Presentation with Mike Ryan and The Comedy of Errors director Kirsten Brandt on “The opportunities and challenges using one actor to represent twins.”

For those who have purchased a ticket to see the evening performance of The Comedy of Errors:
6-6:15PM Pre-performance discussion of ‘5 Things to Look Out For’ with Gina Bloom.
7PM Performance of The Comedy of Errors at The Grove.