Shakespeare Book Club | Summer Sessions Online

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THIS SUMMER, THE SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB HAS GONE VIRTUAL!
FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING MEETINGS via ZOOM, EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org


Virtual programs by Capital Classics Theatre Company https://www.capitalclassics.org/ - The Shakespeare Summer Sessions are an extension of the very popular Shakespeare Book Club series at West Hartford Public Library.

All summer programs are live on select MONDAYS AT 7:00PM and feature Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan: 

  • Monday, June 1 at 7PM: Shakespeare Book Club discussion of "As You Like It" with actors and musicians, too.
  • Monday, June 15 at 7PM: "Shakespeare in the Studio" with an inside look at the process of exploring choices within "As You Like It" and how artistic interpretive choices change our perception of and response to characters, relationships and situations.
  • Monday, July 6 at 7PM: Shakespeare Book Club discussion that we're calling “Shakespeare Strong” to explore where in Shakespeare’s writing we find inspiration, strength, hope and insight for our own life’s challenges .
  • Monday, July 20 at 7PM: Another engaging "Shakespeare in the Studio" exploration.
  • Monday, August 3 at 7PM: Shakespeare Book Club discussion of Shakespeare’s epic poems with readings from Capital Classics’ artists, too.
  • Monday, August 17 at 7PM: We round out the summer with a "Contemporary Classics Conversation" about a new play that we are planning to stage in 2021.

Capital Classics Mission Statement: Capital Classics, a non-Equity professional theatre company, was founded in 1991 to enrich the cultural environment of Greater Hartford through the theatre arts. We are committed to providing classical entertainment that is affordable, accessible, and engaging; serving the community with cultural and educational programming; and providing job opportunities and training to Connecticut's professional theatre artists.


THIS SUMMER, THE SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB HAS GONE VIRTUAL! FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING MEETINGS via ZOOM, EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org

Shortcut to this page: https://bit.ly/summersessions2020