Thursday, March 5, 2009
Listed at www.nowplayingaustin.com:
Shakespeare, Women and Politics
Curtain Theatre, 7400 Coldwater Canyon, Austin TX 78730
Tickets: $35 (available through AUSTIX)
The evening will feature actors performing scenes from Shakespeare that address women’s issues (Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Kate & Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, and Portia in The Merchant of Venice) and brief talks by each speaker on the contemporary position of women in society and what relevance Shakespeare bears on women’s issues today. Panelists will serve as part of the question and answer session of the evening, which will follow the speakers and scene performances.
Google map to the Curtain Theatre