The Taming of the Shrew: Book Club Discussion

The Taming of the Shrew: Book Club Discussion

Petruchio forces Katherina to call the sun the moon in Act IV, scene 5. Julius Caesar Ibbetson; engraver Isaac Taylor.

Petruchio forces Katherina to call the sun the moon in Act IV, scene 5.

Julius Caesar Ibbetson; engraver Isaac Taylor.

In the first installment of our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works," our discussions will focus on The Taming of the Shrew, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona:  Book Club Discussion

The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Book Club Discussion

Launce's substitute for Proteus' dog, a painting by August Egg from 1849.

Launce's substitute for Proteus' dog, a painting by August Egg from 1849.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

Titus Andronicus:  Book Club Discussion

Titus Andronicus: Book Club Discussion

Act II, Scene 3: Tamora's cruelty to Lavinia by Samuel Woodforde in 1792.

Act II, Scene 3: Tamora's cruelty to Lavinia by Samuel Woodforde in 1792.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of Titus Andronicus, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

The Comedy of Errors:  Book Club Discussion

The Comedy of Errors: Book Club Discussion

Act IV, Scene i: Antipholus of Ephesus, an officer, and Dromio of Ephesus; an English watercolor from 1816

Act IV, Scene i: Antipholus of Ephesus, an officer, and Dromio of Ephesus; an English watercolor from 1816

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Comedy of Errors, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

King John:  Book Club Discussion

King John: Book Club Discussion

Scene from "KING JOHN" at Drury-Lane Theatre, as published in The Illustrated London News on December 9, 1865.

Scene from "KING JOHN" at Drury-Lane Theatre, as published in The Illustrated London News on December 9, 1865.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of King John, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

The Merchant of Venice:  Book Club Discussion

The Merchant of Venice: Book Club Discussion

Shylock After the Trial, a steel engraving by Sir John Gilbert circa 1873

Shylock After the Trial, a steel engraving by Sir John Gilbert circa 1873

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Merchant of Venice, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

Troilus and Cressida:  Book Club Discussion

Troilus and Cressida: Book Club Discussion

Troilus and Cressida, Act V, Scene II, an engraving from 1795 by Luigi Schiavonetti after a 1789 painting by Angelica Kauffmann.

Troilus and Cressida, Act V, Scene II, an engraving from 1795 by Luigi Schiavonetti after a 1789 painting by Angelica Kauffmann.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of Troilus and Cressida, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.