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Don't Miss: Royal Shakespeare Company
Greg Hicks is Caius Martius in “Coriolanus” and Alison Fiske plays Mistress Quickly in “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” The two Shakespeare plays are featured during the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Residency at U-M in March. The residency concludes with the U.S. premiere of Salman Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children.” All performances are at the Power Center.

Exhibit

Through March 16

Illustrating Shakespeare, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections Library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday­Friday; 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Roundtables

March 4

CoriolanusA World Elsewhere: Coriolanus and Cultural Exile, 2 p.m., Power Center.

March 5

The Merry Wives of Windsor: An Early Modern Sit-Com: Love in Windsor 1602­2003, 2 p.m., Power Center.

March 11

Midnight's ChildrenAll The World and The Stage: The Theatre and a Global Audience. Discussion deals with themes of the RSC playsclass and the appropriation of culture, 4 p.m., Rackham Auditorium.

Performances

March 1, 5, 8 *

The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 6, 9 *

The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 4, 6, 7 *

Coriolanus, 7:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 2, 8 *

Coriolanus, 1:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 12, 13, 14, 15 *

Midnight's Children, 7:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 15, 16 *

Midnight's Children, 1:30 p.m., Power Center.

Interviews

March 11

Indian History, Politics and the Making of Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie interview with Ashutosh Varshney, director of the Center for South Asian Studies, 7 p.m., Rackham Auditorium.

March 12

The Literary Rushdie, Salman Rushdie interview with Guari Viswanathan, Class of 1933, director of the Southern Asian Institute at Columbia University, 11 a.m., Rackham Auditorium.

Symposium

March 12

Knowing South Asia: Reflections on the World of Salman Rushdie. Elaboration on the complex links between nation, religion and diversity in Rushdie's writings, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium.

Reception

March 8 *

Meet and greet artistic staff of the Royal Shakespeare Company, 11 p.m., Alumni Center, Founders Room. For reservations, call (800) 847-4764. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Behind the Scenes

March 4

Coriolanus lecture/demonstrations, which may include interviews with actors, directors, musicians, designers and technicians; and demonstrations on the set, 4:30 p.m., Power Center.

March 5

The Merry Wives of Windsor lecture/demonstrations, which may include interviews with actors, directors, musicians, designers and technicians; and demonstrations on the set, 4:30 p.m., Power Center.

* Tickets required.

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