Shakespeare Comprehensive

  • July 10 - July 14, 2013

Can't get enough Shakespeare?

PLEASE NOTE: At this time classes may not be purchased online. Please call Group Sales to register.
Phone: (541) 488-5406,
Toll Free: (866) 545-6337
Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for an in-depth study of the Shakespeare plays in the 2013 season led by Dr. Paul Menzer July 10 - 14, 2013.

Class fee of $520 includes tickets to The Taming of the Shrew, Cymbeline, King Lear, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream plus two Festival Noons events. Tickets to My Fair Lady, The Heart of Robin Hood, The Unfortunates, The Liquid Plain and additional Festival Noon events are available at an additional cost.

Participants can also purchase the "class-only option" for $255 if they prefer to purchase their own tickets or attend the plays at another time.

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If you are purchasing the class and play tickets, a non-refundable deposit of $50 per person per class is required at the time of booking. Payment in full must be received by the Box Office three weeks before the first day of class. No refunds will be made after the three-week deadline. If purchasing the class only, full payment is required at the time of purchase.

Please note: Registration for this event closes three weeks prior to the first day of class. 

Shakespeare Comprehensive
July 10 - 14, 2013
Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, July 10
9:30 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Attend Festival Noon event*
1:30 p.m. Attend The Taming of the Shrew* – Angus Bowmer Theatre
8:00 p.m. Attend My Fair Lady** – Angus Bowmer Theatre

Thursday, July 11
9:30 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
8:00 p.m. Attend Cymbeline* – Elizabethan Stage

Friday, July 12
9:30 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Festival Noon event*
1:30 p.m. Attend King Lear* – Thomas Theatre
8:00 p.m. Attend The Heart of Robin Hood** – Elizabethan Stage

Saturday, July 13
9:30 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Attend The Unfortunates** – Thomas Theatre
8:00 p.m. Attend A Midsummer Night’s Dream* – Elizabethan Stage

Sunday, July 14
9:30 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Attend The Liquid Plain** – Thomas Theatre

* Participants who have paid for the class and ticket option will attend these performances.
** Participants can attend these performances at an additional cost.

Dr. Paul Menzer is a Professor of English and Director of the MLitt/MFA in Shakespeare and Performance at Mary Baldwin College. He is author of the book The Hamlets: Cues, Qs, and Remembered Texts (2008) -- a Times Literary Supplement "Book of the Year" in 2009 --  editor of the collection Inside Shakespeare: Essays from the Blackfriars Stage (2006), and has contributed essays on text, performance, and theater history to journals such as Shakespeare Quarterly, Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare Bulletin, and over a dozen edited collections. He is, President of the Marlowe Society of America and, with Jeremy Lopez, co-founder and co-editor of The Hare, an on line journal on Renaissance literature. His plays The Brats of Clarence, Anonymous, and Shakespeare on Ice have appeared at the American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars stage and elsewhere. His most recent play, Invisible Inc., premiered at the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin, TX, in January 2013. Paul's degrees include BA, University of Maryland; AM, Georgetown University; PhD, University of Virginia.