We are off to a great start with our 2013 Festival Noon Summer Series! Here is a look at our July lineup already underway.
We are off to a great start with our 2013 Festival Noon Summer Series! Our August and September events will be posted very soon. While you are waiting for those, take a look at our wonderful July lineup. We have great panel discussions, dynamic lectures, interactive demonstrations and our ever popular Preface Plusses. Join us!
All events start at noon and last approximately one hour. Lectures and Preface Plus are held in Carpenter Hall. Our free Park Talks are held in the Bill Patton Garden behind the Elizabethan Theatre. Tickets are available online or at the Box Office. $10.00 for general admission; $9.00 for members; $8.00 for youths (ages 6 – 17). See you there!
Tuesday July 2 Park Talk: Joshua Heuertz, Stage Operations and Acting Ensemble
Wednesday July 3 Lecture: “Men Are as the Time is: The Ethical Labyrinths of King Lear,” Barry Kraft, dramaturg, King Lear
Friday July 5 Lecture: "Haunting Legacies in The Liquid Plain: Ghosts and the Living," Ketu H. Katrak, University of California, Irvine
Saturday July 6 Panel Discussion: “The Atlantic Slave Trade in History and Drama,” Naomi Wallace, playwright (The Liquid Plain), Marcus Rediker, author (The Salve Ship: A Human History), Julie Felise Dubiner, dramaturg (The Liquid Plain), Moderator
Sunday July 7 Park Talk: Jacqueline Leighton, Costume Properties Artisan
Tuesday July 9 Park Talk: Kate Hurster, Actor
Wednesday July 10 Lecture: “The Naming of the Shrew,” Paul Menzer, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
Thursday July 11 Preface Plus: A Streetcar Named Desire
Friday July 12 Panel Discussion: “Playing Women When Men Set the Rules of the Game," Dawn-Lyen Gardiner, Nell Geisslinger, Kate Mulligan, Actors.
Saturday July 13 Interactive Workshop: Shakespeare’s Characters, Christine Albright-Tufts, OSF Teaching Artist
Sunday July 14 Park Talk: Howie Seago, Actor
Tuesday July 16 Park Talk: Danielle Richter, Wig and Hair Run Crew
Wednesday July 17 Lecture: "Unexpected Heroes, Fantastical Quests: The Fairy Tale World of Cymbeline," Lydia G. Garcia, Literary Associate, Dramaturg
Thursday July 18 Preface Plus: A Streetcar Named Desire
Friday July 19 Lecture: “The Thing Itself: Directing King Lear,” Bill Rauch, Artistic Director
Saturday July 20 Interactive Demonstration: "Stolen Jewelry and Shrewish Dames: at the Corner of Shakespeare & Noir," Brian Lohmann and the Impro Theater Ensemble
Sunday July 21 Park Talk: Kaylyn Kilkuskie, Sticher and Stage Operations
Tuesday July 23 Park Talk: Joseph A. Porto, Musician and Construction Supervisor
Wednesday July 24 Lecture: “Paduan Katherine and Imogen the Celt: Shakespeare’s Taming of himself,” Michael J. Allen, University of California, Los Angeles
Thursday July 25 Preface Plus: The Liquid Plain
Friday July 26 Lecture: “The monstrous little voices of a midsummer’s night and the Nine Men’s Morris,” Michael J. Allen, University of California, Los Angeles
Saturday July 27 Panel Discussion: “Musical Math: How the Equation of The Unfortunates was built,” Jon Beavers, Casey Hurt, Ian Merrigan, Ramiz Monsef, Playwrights. Lue Morgan Douthit, dramaturg
Sunday July 28 Park Talk: Richard L. Hay, Senior Scenic and Theatre Designer
Tuesday July 30 Park Talk: Isabell Monk O’Connor, Actor
Wednesday July 31 Lecture: “The Bursting Hearts of King Lear,” Gretchen Minton, Montana State University, Bozeman