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SAT hosts conference at The Globe Nov. 23

SAT hosts "Shakespeare -- the French Connection" Nov 23, 2014 at The Globe.

SAT hosts “Shakespeare — the French Connection” Nov 23, 2014 at The Globe.

The Shakespearean Authorship Trust and Brunel University will host a conference from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, November 23, 2014 in the Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. The cost is £40 for the day; tickets go on sale at The Globe box office beginning October 6.

The 2014 SAT conference topic is “Shakespeare – the French Connection: How French personalities, topographies and topicalities haunt the plays”. Actors attending include: Richard Clifford, Derek Jacobi, Annabel Leventon, Mark Rylance, Angus Wright; and presenters are: Ros Barber, Julia Cleave, Emma “Eddi” Jolly and chairman William Leahy who will host a panel forum.

The SAT announcement said:

Our conference this year will look at French references and historical characters in Shakespeaere’s plays, including Love’s Labours Lost, Alls Well that Ends Well, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Henry V.
Key scenes will be performed by . . . leading Shakespearean actors.

 

 

Globe photo on homepage courtesy of Anthony O’Neil / CC BY-SA 2.0

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