Panel Discussion: Speaking Shakespeare

Photo from Panel Discussion: Speaking Shakespeare on August 4, 2011

August 4, 2011

Veterans Room

This Discussion is Sold Out.

Five masters of the spoken word gather for a fascinating discussion of the challenges and glories of giving Shakespeare’s language life. The world renowned Cicely Berry (Voice Director of the RSC) will be joined onstage by Deborah Hecht (Professor of Voice and Speech at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts); Ralph Zito (Chair of the Department of Drama at Syracuse University and longtime Chair of Juilliard’s Voice and Speech department); Louis Scheeder (Director of NYU’s Classical Studio and member of The FactoryUK); and the evening’s moderator, Barry Edelstein (Director of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare Initiative and author of Thinking Shakespeare). In partnership with the Shakespeare Society. 

Lincoln Center, Park Avenue Armory, and the Royal Shakespeare Company gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the following individuals and foundations that have made possible the summer 2011 engagement: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Suzie and Bruce Kovner

with additional generous support from The Pershing Square Foundation, Susan and Elihu Rose, Lady Sainsbury of Turville, F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc., The Bodman Foundation, The supporters of the Producers Circle

Photo: Sam Troughton and John MacKay (l to r) in the RSC Production of Julius Caesar. Photo by Ellie Kurttz

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$15 General Admission
$12 Students (with ID), Seniors (65+),
Park Avenue Armory Members,
RSC America Members and
Friends of Lincoln Center

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Multiple Discussion Tickets

You may also be interested in the following Panel Discussions in conjunction with the RSC:

Peter Brook and Michael Boyd in Conversation
Friday, July 8, 2011 at 5:30pm

Directing Shakespeare
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 6:00pm

Faith in Shakespeare
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 6:00pm