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Sweetly Writ: Oregon Shakespeare Festival Celebrates Shakespeare’s First Folio

1272015_11622_14_010916_Folio_LCIn celebration of the Eugene visit of Shakespeare’s original First Folio, the Hult Center for the Performing Arts will host a performance by actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival will perform Shakespeare’s changing versions of excerpts from King Lear on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00pm. Tickets ordered in person at the Ticket Office are free. Ticket is required for admission.

After the performance, the actors will discuss Shakespeare’s changes to the text, followed by a reception. A celebratory reception follows the discussion, including Renaissance music performed by Phil and Gayle Neuman, Alexandra Bonds’ award-winning Shakespeare costumes, and delicious Renaissance savory and sweet treats!