Lend Us Your Ears
Play Reading Series
The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
Lend Us Your Ears provides patrons the opportunity to join the Shakespeare Theatre's directors, actors and artistic staff to explore three diverse and exciting plays. These script-in-hand readings will feature members of The Shakespeare Theatre's esteemed company of actors as well as prestigious guest artists. Following the reading will be a talk-back session with the director, cast and audience which provides valuable feedback on the play and its potential for future production.
Adults $15 each or $36 for all 3
Students: $10 each or $24 for all 3
July 15 at 7:00 p.m.
One of Shakespeare’s most astute and complex political plays, the Bard examines the mentality of the masses and the downfall of a noble soldier turned reluctant politician whose unyielding hubris brings about his tragic downfall.
September 30 at 7:00 p.m.
This recently discovered and translated play by the Russian master provides a very special theatrical and literary gift for our audiences. This reading marks the first time the play will be heard in America! A special panel discussion with Nabokov experts will precede the reading.
November 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Giraudoux’s eerily prescient, eccentric, post-war comedy pits the common people of Paris against a conglomerate of financiers determined to destroy the City of Lights in order to profit from the reputed oil fields lying beneath the its streets.