Shakespeare Out Loud! - Book Club Discussion

Shakespeare Out Loud! - Book Club Discussion

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 Geoffrey Sheehan leads lively discussions of Shakespeare's canon.

Geoffrey Sheehan leads lively discussions of Shakespeare's canon.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series begins with a discussion of Shakespeare's writing techniques and clues in the First Folio texts that help us deliver his written words more effectively.

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.

Frankenstein:  A Live Radio Theatre Event

Frankenstein: A Live Radio Theatre Event

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “Frankenstein” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Frankenstein and his infamous monster.  This adaptation, created in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel, will to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets information will be posted soon.


To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Frankenstein:  A Live Radio Theatre Event

Frankenstein: A Live Radio Theatre Event

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “Frankenstein” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Frankenstein and his infamous monster.  This adaptation, created in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel, will to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets information will be posted soon.


To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Frankenstein:  A Live Radio Theatre Event

Frankenstein: A Live Radio Theatre Event

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “Frankenstein” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Frankenstein and his infamous monster.  This adaptation, created in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel, will to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets information will be posted soon.


To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Steel engraving from 1831 by Theodor von Holst, which accompanied the revised edition reprinting of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was first published in 1818.

Love and Comedy - Book Club Discussion

Love and Comedy - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2004 production of  A Midsummer Night's Dream , featuring Blythe Coons.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2004 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, featuring Blythe Coons.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "As You Like It."  Atendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the selected plays to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.

Love and Tragedy - Book Club Discussion

Love and Tragedy - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2016 production of  Othello , featuring Jovan A. Davis and Juliana Bearse.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2016 production of Othello, featuring Jovan A. Davis and Juliana Bearse.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and "Othello".  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the selected plays to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.

Politics - Book Club Discussion

Politics - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2016 production of  Othello , featuring George Sebastian-Coleman.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2016 production of Othello, featuring George Sebastian-Coleman.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" and "Richard II".  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the canon to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.

Magic: Dark and Light - Book Club Discussion

Magic: Dark and Light - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2009 production of  The Tempest , featuring Geoffrey Sheehan and Michael Nowicki.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2009 production of The Tempest, featuring Geoffrey Sheehan and Michael Nowicki.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and "The Tempest".  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the selected plays to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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 Henry Plays - Book Club Discussion

The Henry Plays - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2011 production of  Richard III , featuring Gabi Van Horn.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2011 production of Richard III, featuring Gabi Van Horn.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's Henry plays, including Henry IV, parts 1 & 2; Henry V; Henry VI, parts 1, 2 & 3; and Henry VIII.  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the selected plays to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.

April Fools - Book Club Discussion

April Fools - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2013 production of  The Winter's Tale , featuring Jacob Grannan and David Regan.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2013 production of The Winter's Tale, featuring Jacob Grannan and David Regan.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's fools and clowns.  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the canon to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.

Family Spats - Book Club Discussion

Family Spats - Book Club Discussion

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 Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2008 production of  Hamlet , featuring Amanda Tudor and Rob Cunliffe.

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival 2008 production of Hamlet, featuring Amanda Tudor and Rob Cunliffe.

Our "Shakespeare Out Loud!" series continues with an exploration of passages from Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and "King Lear".  Attendees are encouraged to choose their favorite passages from the canon to share out loud with the group for closer examination of Shakespeare's use of language in those moments of human thought, passion and action.

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.