Season: 2014

Announcing the 2014 Spring Festival Noon Series!

Posted on Mar 8th, 2014 in Education Matters

We are off to a great start with our 2014 Festival Noon spring series!


We are off to a great start with our 2014 Festival Noon spring series!  Our summer events will be posted in the next few months, but while you are waiting for those, here is a look at our wonderful spring lineup. 

This spring’s Preface Plus is for The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window.  Join resident teaching Artist, David Thompson, for an in-depth introduction to this rarely produced classic by Lorraine Hansberry.

Noon on Saturdays. March 1, 15, 22; April 5, 26; May 10.

Saturday, March 8

  • Lecture: "Extended Play: the Sign in The Tempest, Cocoanuts, Sidney and Comedy of Errors," Lue Douthit, Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy

Saturday, March 29

  • Lecture: "Dissonance and Harmony: The Search for Connection in Water by the Spoonful," Lydia Garcia, Literary Associate, Dramaturg (Water by the Spoonful)

Saturday, April 12

  • Lecture: "The Cocoanuts: From the Stage, to the Screen, to the Stage," Mark Bedard, Actor and Adaptor and Julie Dubiner, Associate Director, American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, Dramaturg (The Cocoanuts)

Saturday, April 19

  • Lecture: "Unwrinkling Wrinkle: how to adapt a mega-world famous novel for the stage," Lue Douthit, Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy, Dramaturg (A Wrinkle in Time)

Saturday, May 3

  • Panel Discussion: "A Harlem Comedy of Errors: two actors, four roles," Rodney Gardiner and Tobie Windham, Actors, Moderated by Lydia Garcia, Literary Associate

Saturday, May 17

  • Lecture: "Dining with Caliban: a Gastronomical Approach to The Tempest," Barry Kraft, Dramaturg (The Tempest)

All lectures and Preface Plusses are held in Carpenter Hall at noon. Tickets are available online or at the Box Office. $12.00; $10.00 for members; $8.00 for youths (ages 6 – 17.) Please be on time.  We hope to see you there!