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The Taming of the Shrew (Round Table Discussion)

October 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 27, 4 p.m.
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A Round Table Discussion with:
GRANT WILLIAMS, Ph.D., Playwright, Director & Theatre Faculty
LIZZ ZIFF, Ph.D., Sociology Faculty
MOLLY MARTIN, Ph.D., English Faculty

The Taming of The Shrew
by William Shakespeare, adapted by Grant Williams

This roundtable discussion, between faculty members from the departments of Theatre, Sociology, and English, will unpack the legacy of Shakespeare’s play and its troubling presentation of gender by analyzing its literary significance as well as its rich stage and film history. The discussion will also shed light on the current production’s decision to employ gender-blind casting and its particular 1960s setting as a way to interrogate notions of gender and representation.

Join us for this virtual discussion about the creative process in producing.

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Date:
October 27, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm
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