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Friday, March 26, 2010

Public events that are part of the Royal Shakespeare Company residency

The following is a list of events open to the public that are part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s creative residency at U-M. Please note that “Insight” refers to a partial reading of a script (in development) and discussion of the play with the writer, director and actors. Audience participation will be encouraged.

PUBLIC EVENTS (No cost)

Friday, March 26 — 2 p.m.
INSIGHT for the Cardenio play, a new version of the play by Shakespeare and Fletcher
Location: Keene Theatre (East Quad, 701 East University Avenue)

Saturday, March 27 — 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Discussion of the Bible as literature with RSC director Greg Doran, playwright David Edgar and Ralph Williams
Location: The Library Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library (just off the Diag)
NOTE: Bible-related materials ranging from a second-century C.E. papyrus fragment of a letter of St. Paul to an original copy of the 1611 King James Version of the Bible will be on display in the University Library's Audubon Room adjoining the gallery. These materials are from the University of Michigan Library's Special Collections.

Monday, March 29 — 7:30 p.m.
Lecture: Shakespeare: From Stage to Film by Greg Doran and Sir Antony Sher
Blau Auditorium (Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan St.)

Tuesday, March 30 — 6:30 p.m.
INSIGHT for “Written on the Heart” (King James Bible play, by David Edgar)
Blau Auditorium (Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan St.)

Tuesday, March 30 (approx. 8:30 p.m.)
Closing Reception (immediately following Insight for Written on the Heart)
Colloquium, 6th floor, Ross School of Business (701 Tappan Street)

RELATED INTEREST

Friday, March 26 – 4:30 p.m.
“Cervantes and Shakespeare: Metatextualities in Don Quixote and the Late Plays,” a lecture by Valerie Wayne
3222 Angell Hall

Saturday, April 10 — 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Texts Sacred and Canonical: Their Circulation in Public Culture
(A symposium to honor Ralph Williams on his retirement)
Rackham Graduate School
For more information, visit www.lsa.umich.edu/english/williams/schedule.asp