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.
- 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.
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
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.