The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0568 Sunday, 28 September 2008
Date: Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 01:02:41 -0400
Subject: Ben Jonson's SILENT WOMAN - Monday, September 29th
RED BULL THEATER presents Monday September 29th 7pm a staged reading of THE
SILENT WOMAN by Ben Jonson adapted by Michael Kahn featuring F Murray Abraham
directed by Art Manke
Monday October 6, 7pm
A HORSE'S ASS
by David Greenspan, loosely adapted from Pietro Aretino's Renaissance
comedy, Il Marescalco.
Directed by Leigh Silverman (Well)
1526. Mantua. A homosexual man will be forced at knifepoint to marry a woman.
He's tearing his hair out.
Monday October 27, 7pm
by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge
Featuring Lisa Harrow (Wit) and Roger Rees (Indiscretions)
Tyranny, incest, and assassination - a 16th century tragedy comes to vivid life
in the hands of one of the great Romantic poets.
Monday November 17, 7pm
by John Marston
Directed by Ethan McSweeny (The Persians, 1001)
Featuring Matthew Rauch (Revenger's Tragedy)
A truculent tragicomedy, this scathing attack on government corruption is
timely, terrifying, and disconcertingly amusing.
Monday December 8, 7pm
by Christopher Marlowe
Directed by Mark Lamos (Cymbeline)
Faustus sells his soul to the Devil for knowledge - the classic tale, as only
Marlowe could have told it!
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