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February 2021

As You Like It (Part Two) – led by Patrick McBride

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online
Free
As You Like It

Register on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/as-you-like-it-part-two-free-and-online-shakespeare-reading-tickets-133608084377 Join us for a fun night of reading the play with our leader Patrick McBride! About this Event TL;DR: All brothers hate each other for some reason. Rosalind dresses up as a boy and convinces her crush to hit on her while she’s a boy. Everyone is married by a Greek god. ---- A bit more about the play: Rosalind and her cousin escape into the forest and find Orlando, Rosalind’s love. Disguised as a boy shepherd, Rosalind…

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VIRTUAL SDMA+ SAN DIEGO SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY: ROMANTIC ARTSTOPS

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
online
Free
VIRTUAL SDMA+ SAN DIEGO SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY: ROMANTIC ARTSTOPS

Join performers from the San Diego Shakespeare Society as they lead you through a magical tour of some of the Museum of Art’s most romantic works, paired with beloved sonnets and passages from Shakespeare’s plays. This special Virtual SDMA+ San Diego Shakespeare Society: Romantic ArtStops online performance will be shared on The San Diego Museum of Art YouTube channel. Learn more about Virtual SDMA+ programming.

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March 2021

The Tempest (Part One) FREE and ONLINE Shakespeare Reading

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online
Free
The Tempest

Register on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-tempest-part-one-free-and-online-shakespeare-reading-tickets-133610708225 Join us for a fun night of reading the play with our leader Genevieve Foster! About this Event TL;DR: A crew of men are shipwrecked on a magical island and tormented by an old man and his slaves. ---- A bit more about the play: Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm and torment the survivors of a shipwreck, including the King of Naples and Prospero’s treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero’s slave, Caliban, plots to rid himself of his…

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Rude Growing Briars: Queer Pregnancy in Shakespeare – FREE Lecture Series

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
online
Rude Growing Briars: Queer Pregnancy in Shakespeare - FREE Lecture Series

Join us for a free Zoom lecture with Professor Alicia Andrzejewski! About this Event After registering, check the "My Tickets" section in your account to locate the Zoom link. All who register will also receive a REPLAY. In this talk, Dr. Andrzejewski will bring together queer and feminist theory; performance studies; and archival research to address a conspicuous absence in queer readings of Shakespeare’s work: the pregnant body. While early modern scholars tend to read representations of pregnancy as commensurate…

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Shakespeare Monologue Workshop with dramaturg Gideon Rappaport

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online,

Work on monologues with Dr. Rap, professional dramaturg and host of the podcast "Appreciating Shakespeare" $20 for actors and $10 for audience About this Event Gideon Rappaport is San Diego’s premiere Shakespearean dramaturge. He will work with actors on their Shakespearean sonnet or monologue concentrating on correct pronunciations, interpretation, speaking in iambic pentameter, proper syllable stress, and making your Shakespeare performance understandable, accessible, and dramatically exciting to an audience! Excellent preparation for presenting your Shakespeare piece at any audition.   15 Students…

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April 2021

The Tempest (Part Two) FREE and ONLINE Shakespeare Reading

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online
Free
The Tempest

Register on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-tempest-part-two-free-and-online-shakespeare-reading-tickets-133612224761 Join us for a fun night of reading the play with our leader Genevieve Foster! About this Event TL;DR: A crew of men are shipwrecked on a magical island and tormented by an old man and his slaves. ---- A bit more about the play: Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm and torment the survivors of a shipwreck, including the King of Naples and Prospero’s treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero’s slave, Caliban, plots to rid himself of his…

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FREE Shakespeare Trivia Night with over $200 in prizes!

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
online
Free

So you think you can Shakespeare? Time to prove it! About this Event Alas, we can’t celebrate Will’s birthday in person, but please join us for a fun evening of Zoom socializing on the Bard’s works. The highlight of the evening will, of course, be a Trivia Contest! The grand prize is a $75 gift certificate to the Shakespeare Pub in San Diego, so start cramming! Come as a team or join one there. All are welcome—we'll also have non-Shakespeare questions! Other…

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Living Will: The Legacy of William Shakespeare with Richard Lederer

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
online
Free

Event Details Event is free - register at https://live-coronado.pantheonsite.io/events/living-will-legacy-william-shakespeare-richard-lederer to receive the zoom link. Celebrate the Bard’s birthday with Union-Tribune columnist Richard Lederer, who will demonstrate Shakespeare’s astonishing contributions to our English language. Shakespeare exited the earthly stage more than 400 years ago, but Dr. Lederer will demonstrate that the Bard is alive and well and living robustly in San Diego. This event is presented in partnership with the San Diego Shakespeare Society. The recording of this event will be available for on…

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16th Annual Student Shakespeare Festival – Watch the LIVESTREAM

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
online
Free

Celebrate all things Shakespeare with students from all grades representing all of San Diego County! About this Event Registering here is only a reminder to watch the livestream. If you are a student and wish to PARTICIPATE in the festival, please click here for more information. The San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival is produced by the San Diego Shakespeare Society in association with Write Out Loud. Participants prepare monologues, sonnets, two-person scenes, or puppet scenes. Videos submitted will be edited…

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May 2021

Julius Caesar (Part One) FREE and ONLINE Shakespeare Reading

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online
Free

Register on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/julius-caesar-part-one-free-and-online-shakespeare-reading-tickets-133615933855 Join us for a fun night of reading the play with our leader David Hausman! About this Event TL;DR: Julius Caesar is warned of the ides of March, ignores it, and dies; plebeians are way too easily swayed; all the conspirators die too. ---- A bit more about the play: Jealous conspirators convince Caesar’s friend Brutus to join their assassination plot against Caesar. To stop Caesar from gaining too much power, Brutus and the conspirators kill him on…

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