Murray Shakespeare Festival 2015

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The Method in Madness Tour!

The Murray Shakespeare Festival coordinators are excited to announce that the American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Virginia, will grace the Lovett Auditorium stage with masterful performances of Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet


Murray Shakespeare Festival 2015


Full Festival Schedule



PERFORMANCES


Much Ado About Nothing
March 3, 7 PM
March 5, 10 AM

Hamlet
March 5, 7 PM
March 6, 10 AM



WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES


Feb. 26 – 28
Cinema International
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Directed by Joss Whedon
Curris Center Theater, 7:30 p.m.
Free Admission


Monday, March 2

Noon – 1 p.m.
Shakespeare Flash Mob
Curris Center, Rocking Chair Lounge


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Lecture: Dr. Andy Black
“The Revolution will not be Hamletized: Shakespeare in the 1960s”
FA 623


6 – 7 p.m.
The Tempest, presentation and open rehearsal with Daryl Philipy
Johnson Theater


 Tuesday, March 3

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop: Stage Combat (Matthew Crider and ASC)
Lovett Auditorium


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Workshop: Shakespeare’s Rhetoric (ASC)
Lovett Auditorium


 Wednesday, March 4

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Lecture: Dr. Barbara Cobb
“Watching Ophelia”
FA 623


5 – 6:30 p.m.
Workshop: “Acting Choices” 
Playhouse in Park (in Murray’s Central Park)


Thursday, March 5

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Gender & Diversity Studies Roundtable with Tracie Gilbert
FH 107


4 – 5 p.m.
Lecture: Dr. Mickey Wadia (from Austin Peay State University)
Hamlet on Film”
FH 208


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TEACHER RESOURCES
Check out our Shakespeare in the Schools teacher resources page for fun lesson plans.


IN THE MEDIA


HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS

New! Festival 2013 highlight videos by Roundabout U: 
Shakespeare in the Park
Shakespeare in the Schools

Festival 2012 video: Shakespeare in the Schools.

Festival 2011 video: Festival highlights


AND MORE MEDIA...

Werewolves and a Singing Fool...
At the WKMS studios, Murray Shakespeare Festival organizers Dr. Barbara Cobb and Dr. Rusty Jones talk about some of the more interesting elements of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night and John Webster's gripping tragedy The Duchess of Malfi.

The Bard or Not the Bard?
Murray Shakespeare Festival Chair Dr. Rusty Jones discusses fact versus Hollywood in this interview about the movie Anonymous with local NPR member station WKMS. See the New York Times story "Hollywood Dishonors the Bard."



Related Links and More

Join the Murray Shakespeare Festival Facebook group.

Check out the American Shakespeare Center on Facebook.

Visit the American Shakespeare Center website.



TICKET INFORMATION

Murray Shakespeare Festival 

$7.00

– MSU Students, Faculty and Staff
  (with ID)

– Children Under 12
– Students from Other Institutions

$12.00

– General Public



SHAKESPEARE MINUTES FROM PAST FESTIVALS

As a special treat, please enjoy these "Minutes with Shakespeare" from past festivals. Produced by local NPR member station WKMS, these gems pack the fun and wonder of Shakespeare's memorable characters into 60 seconds!

Check out past "Minutes with Shakespeare" here





FESTIVAL CONTACT

Dr. William "Rusty" Jones

270-809-2397 phone

wjones1@murraystate.edu

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