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Shakespeare's Globe

Adult Courses

Performing Othello Now, Shakespeare's Bold Women & Shakespeare on Love

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6 - 10 March, 30 May - 3 June & 14 - 18 August 2017

Sackler Studios, Shakespeare's Globe

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£230 | £210 FoSG & Students
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Othello 
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Our courses are designed for members of the general public who want to learn more about the theatrical and socio-political context of Shakespeare’s plays. They are run by leading scholars and theatre practitioners.

Advised age of participants: 18+ 

See below for the outlines of our 2017 courses.

 

Performing Othello Now

Monday 6 - Friday 10 March
2.30pm - 6.30pm


Please Note: tickets are no longer available for this course

This course will focus on the racial tensions in Othello. Course Director Dr Miranda Fay Thomas will discuss the history of race and debate the problems of performing this play today, joined by fellow scholars and theatre practitioners. To find out more about these themes and the course, read Miranda's blog.

 

 

Shakespeare's Bold Women

Tuesday 30 May - Saturday 3 June
2.00pm - 6.00pm


Focusing on the characters of Juliet, Viola and Beatrice, this course explores the representation of Shakespeare’s bold female roles. Scholars and theatre practitioners will join you in exploring how gender is portrayed in Shakespeare’s plays.

Please note the course fee includes a ticket to the Back By Popular Demand Voting Event on Thursday 1 June at 7.00pm in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

 

Shakespeare on Love

Monday 14 - Friday 18 August
2.00pm - 6.00pm


This course will focus on the perceptions of love in Elizabethan England. Join theatre practitioners and scholars as they discuss a variety of representations of love during Shakespeare’s time.

Please note the course fee includes a ticket to John Wolfson’s talk on Shakespeare’s Sonnets on Thursday 17 August at 6.00pm in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.