The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.1214 Tuesday, 1 December 1998.
Date: Monday, 30 Nov 1998 11:11:33 -0500
Subject: The Shakespeare Guild
The Shakespeare Guild invites SHAKSPERians to its Wednesday night
dialogue with Shakespeare Theatre artistic director Michael Kahn. The
conversation will take place December 2nd, between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. at
the National Press Club (529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, two blocks from
the Metro Center subway station in Washington), and it will be followed
by a light reception during which attendees will have an opportunity to
meet Mr. Kahn.
The normal admission fees for "Speaking of Shakespeare" events are $20
for Guild members and $30 for non-members. For members of the SHAKSPER
community, however, the Guild will be happy to make this occasion
available at the $20 member price.
Future installments in the "Speaking of Shakespeare" series will feature
Robert Aubry Davis (host of "Around Town" on WETA TV, and of "Millennium
of Music" on PRI), Jane Horwitz (editor of the "Backstage" column in The
Washington Post), and Rita Kempley (film critic for The Washington Post)
on Monday, January 11th, Judith Martin (a.k.a. Miss Manners) and Deborah
Tannen (author of "You Just Don't Understand" and other studies of the
perils of communication) on Monday, February 8th, Linda Wertheimer
(hostess of "All Things Considered") and two of her fellow Washington
correspondents on Monday, March 15th, and Hal Holbrook (who'll be
playing Shylock in The Shakespeare Theatre production of "The Merchant
of Venice") on Monday, June 14th. Unless otherwise specified at a later
date, all of these engagements will take place between 6:00 and 7:30
p.m. at the National Press Club. Dates and Guild guests for April and
May will be announced shortly.
For further information about The Shakespeare Guild (for which
memberships may now be obtained for as little as $25 a year) and about
"Speaking of Shakespeare," you may call 202-483-8646, or fax
202-483-7824, or you may contact Guild president John Andrews at his