Shakesnerds Study Group
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Shakesnerds Study Group

Join our associate artistic director, Hilary Dennis, for a deep dive into the page. The Shakesnerds Study Group meets weekly to discuss a bit of Shakespeare’s text, looking at verse forms, rhetorical devices, metaphor, imagery, scansion, and character psychology. FOR MORE INFO, SCHEDULING, AND LOCATION, EMAIL HILARY USING THE FORM BELOW.

King Lear

King Lear

King Lear is having a rough time. He’s foolishly given control of his kingdom to his two manipulative older daughters and banished his loving younger daughter to France. In order to cope, Lear develops an interest in the outdoors and takes up primitive camping to help him pass the time and clear his head. He…

Hamlet

Hamlet

Prince Hamlet is having a rough time. His father has died, and his mother has quickly married his father’s slimy brother, effectively robbing him of his inheritance. Worse yet, the ghost of his father appears in the night to inform Hamlet that he was killed by his brother, Hamlet’s uncle. What would you do? Trust…