Season: 2013

2013 June Festival Noon Events

Posted on Jun 25th, 2013 in Education Matters

The 2013 summer Festival Noons series begins June 18

 Dianna Lee Festival Noon  Lydia Garcia Festival Noon  UNIVERSES Festival Noon


Join us this summer on Wednesdays and Fridays for lectures given by OSF company artists and visiting scholars. On Thursdays attend a Preface Plus, a 45 minute introduction to a play followed by a 15 minute question and answer period. On Saturdays participate in panel discussions, demonstrations, and on-your-feet workshops for the whole family. Tuesdays and Sundays we hold free Park Talks with OSF company members.

All lectures and Preface Plus are held in Carpenter Hall at noon. Tickets are available online or at the Box Office. $10.00; $9.00 for members; $8.00 for youths (ages 6 – 17.)  Free Park Talks are held in the Bill Patton Garden at noon. Please be on time.

Here is a sneak peek at the June lineup.  Check back in a few weeks for a complete lineup at:

Tuesday, June 18         Park Talk:  Brent Hinkley and Kate Mulligan, Actors

Wednesday, June 19    Lecture:  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Film: Max Reinhardt and Peter Hall,” David Riggs, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Thursday, June 20       Preface Plus:  Two Trains Running

Friday, June 21            Lecture:  “King Lear on Film: Grigori Kozintsev and Peter Brook,” David Riggs, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA         


Saturday, June 22        Lecture/Demonstration:  “Universes: Reshaping the American Musical,” Playwrights (Party People), Miriam Laube, Moderator

Sunday, June 23          Park Talk:  Elib Crist-Dwyer, Carpenter        

Tuesday, June 25         Park Talk:  Lydia G. Garcia, Dramaturg

Wednesday, June 26    Lecture:  “Battle of the Sexes: The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamed Tamer,” Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Thursday, June 27        Preface Plus:  Two Trains Running

Friday, June 28            Lecture:  “Cymbeline: Shakespeare’s Final Roman Play,” Virginia Mason Vaughan, Clark University, Worcester, MA  


Saturday, June 29        Lecture/Demonstration:  “The Art of Costume Quick Change,” Dianna Lee, Cutter/Draper and Wardrobe Technician

Sunday, June 30          Park Talk:  Ted Deasy, Actor