THE SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB
Explore the fascinating universe of Shakespeare’s canon in this engaging, popular, annual offering from The Shakespeare Theatre. Ideal for both Bard-ophiles and Shakespeare-novices alike, these read-aloud sessions delve into the compelling characters, conflicts, and universal truths that have made Shakespeare the object of global fascination for over four centuries.
IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Myths, Magic, and Mayhem Direct from Athens!
The Ancient Greeks’ affinity for heroic sagas and allegorical myths have provided and inspired many of the compelling stories we still enjoy today over two thousand years later. Journey from the depths of Hades to the court of Athens to the very edge of the Fairy Kingdom with three dynamic plays which promise grand adventures, unforeseen romances, and many laughs along the way.
We begin with Aristophanes’ The Frogs, one of the most popular of the ancient Greek plays and said to be a comedy about tragedy and a play about creating plays! We then move to one of Shakespeare’s Athenian plays – The Two Noble Kinsmen. This not-often-produced tragicomedy features
Our 2023 Fall Book Club is sure to have something for everyone and is a great lead up to this season's A Midwinter Night's Dream (STNJ’s “re-seasoning” of Shakespeare's classic).