The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0010 Monday, 8 January 2007
Date: Monday, January 08, 2007
Subject: Shakespeare in Washington, D.C., Festival Begins
A note about an event in my hometown area: Saturday, the Shakespeare in
Washington, D.C., Festival began.
Google News currently has links to 37 newspaper article from across
country in papers from Florida to California.
The Official Shakespeare in Washington website has its own link courtesy
of The Shakespeare Theatre: http://www.shakespearedc.org/
If you like local tourism site see ABOUT: DC / Capital Region at
Sunday's The Washington Post had Special Section on the Festival, and
you can find the package containing the complete festival schedule and
many interesting articles online at
The opening event was a free staged reading of "Twelfth Night" held on
Twelfth Night at the Kennedy Center:
'Twelfth Night': Bard Fest's Hot And Happy Ticket
By Peter Marks
Monday, January 8, 2007
From the article:
The most startling line on the opening night of the Shakespeare in
Washington festival was the one that snaked all the way around the
People began queuing four hours before the 6 p.m. reading Saturday of
"Twelfth Night," the first of the 500 dance, theater and musical
performances that will form the core of the six-month festival exploring
Washington's evergreen fascination with the Bard.
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Two upcoming events are discussed in the next two posts.
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