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Series of Events Held March 18-22

Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University, presents the inaugural Shakespeare Week at Valpo, featuring a week-long residency by Actors From The London Stage.

One of the most admired Shakespearean troupes in the world, Actors From The London Stage is composed of classically-trained actors from prestigious companies, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

Shakespeare Week at Valpo will showcase a series of events, performances, and workshops, sponsored by Christ College, in collaboration with the Department of English and the Department of Theatre. All performances are in the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts.

Highlights include:

  • Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare
    Presented by the Departments of English and Music
    Tuesday, March 18, 7:30 p.m.
    Duesenberg Recital Hall
    Admission is free
  • “Hamlet” and “Macbeth,” Abridged!
    Presented by the Department of Theatre
    Wednesday, March 19, 8 p.m.
    Studio Theatre
    Admission is free
  • “As You Like It” by Actors From The London Stage
    Three performances, all at 8 p.m.:
    Thursday, March 20; Friday, March 21; and Saturday, March 22
    University Theatre
    Admission is $15 for the general public; $10 for Valpo students/faculty/staff
  • Alumni Dinner
    Buffet with cash bar
    Saturday, March 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
    Christopher Center Community Room
    Admission is $20 for dinner only; $35 for dinner and 8 p.m. performance of “As You Like It”

CONTACT: Call the Center for the Arts Box Office at 219.464.5162 for tickets to “As You Like It” or contact Kari-Anne Innes at 219.464.6843 for information about Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare or “Hamlet” and “Macbeth,” Abridged!. For the alumni dinner, call Alumni Relations at 219.464.5142 or visit alumni.valpo.edu/2014shakespeareweek.