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University of Michigan reteams with RSC and hosts public events

By March 26, 2010 No Comments

The Royal Shakespeare Company will travel back to the University of Michigan for an intensive, ten-day creative collaboration.  Sixteen British and American actors (along with playwrights, a director, a dramaturg, a voice coach, and a movement coach) will visit Ann Arbor to discuss three plays that the RSC hopes to produce in its 2011 season.

A majority of events are solely for University students, but a few free events will be open to the public.  These include:

  • A panel discussion about the Bible as literature, featuring director Greg Doran and playwright David Edgar on Saturday, March 27
  • A Greg Doran and Anthony Sher lecture about Shakespeare on stage and film on Monday, March 29
  • Three partial readings of plays in development, which include student performers on March 24, 26, and 30

Read the full story for complete information on events open to the public.

Continue here for a feature article, including video, of the Cardenio staged reading on Friday, March 26.

For more on the University of Michigan’s relationship with the RSC, read the feature article at

For more about the ongoing play development between the University of Michigan and the RSC, continue here.

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