Kingston Shakespeare Seminars – Spring 2015

Event Dates: January – April 2015
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

SHAKESPEARE AND MODERNISM

8 January 2015

Lesley ChamberlainWagner’s Reformantion’ Shakespeare

22 January 2015

Martin RegalShakespeare and Modernist Theatre

5 February 2015

Graham HoldernessHamnet Shakespeare: A Joycean Life

5 March 2015

Neil CorcoranEliot’s Shakespeare Revisited

19 March 2015

Claudia OlkBeckett’s Shakespearean Echoes

23 April 2015

Peter ConradiShakespeare and Iris Murdoch

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