[Update: Cancellations] Murray Shakespeare Festival 2015: "Method In Madness"
Fourth Update: The Friday, March 6 10 AM performance of Hamlet has been canceled.
Third Update: Per Dr. Rusty Jones: Thursday's 10 AM performance of Much Ado About Nothing and Thursday's 7 PM performance of Hamlet are canceled. Watch for updates concerning the Friday, 10 AM performance of Hamlet.
Second Update: Per Dr. Rusty Jones: Due to weather concerns, the 5-6:30 PM American Shakespeare Center workshop at Playhouse in the Park has been canceled. The Thursday, 4-5 PM lecture on Hamlet on Film by Dr. Mickey Wadia from Austin Peay is also canceled. Please watch this page for updates on the Thursday, March 5, 10 AM production of Much Ado About Nothing, the Thursday, 7 PM production of Hamlet, and the Friday, March 6, 10 AM production of Hamlet.
Update: Sounds Good conversation with Dr. Rusty Jones and commentary by Dr. Andy Black about the Cinema International film Much Ado About Nothing added to this article.
The American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Virginia, will grace the Lovett Auditorium stage once again with performances of Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet, March 2-6. Hear "A Minute With Shakespeare" on WKMS weekdays leading up to the performances at 7:19 a.m., 12:19 p.m. and 4:19 p.m.
Much Ado About Nothing: March 3 at 7 p.m.; March 5 at 10 a.m.
Hamlet: March 5 at 7 p.m.; March 6 at 10 a.m.
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