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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Celebrates First Folio

Jan 6, 2016

Saturday, January 9, 7 p.m.

Location: Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Actors from the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival perform excerpts from Shakespeare’s own changing versions of King Lear, demonstrating how Shakespeare conceived different takes and intriguing variations on the same characters and situations. After the performance, the cast will discuss Shakespeare’s changes and how actors and directors choose among Shakespeare’s different texts with the audience. A celebratory reception will follow, including Renaissance music performed by Phil and Gayle Neuman, Alexandra Bonds’s award-winning Shakespeare costumes, and delicious Renaissance savory and sweet treats!  Sweetly Writ is sponsored by the City of Eugene, Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Oregon Shakespeare Festival and University of Oregon Department of Theatre Arts.

Free, but tickets are required.
For tickets, visit the Hult Center Ticket Office in person, call 541-682-5000, or visit HultCenter.org.
Ticket Office hours: Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm; Saturday 11am-3pm.

See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/ShakespeareEvents