1623 and Derby Theatre present

Twelfth Night © 1623Shakespeare Night
TWELFTH NIGHT
#1623participation

Friday 23 January 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, DE1 2NF

A participatory workshop for everyone

"He's in yellow stockings!"
: Maria, Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a play of disguise in which people aren't quite what they seem

Try on a costume - Malvolio's yellow stockings, perhaps? - and pretend to be someone else while exploring the plot, characters and themes of the play

Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans, from actors and students to designers and theatre-goers, from young people and families to amateur theatre-makers; all are welcome to take part

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets are £3 per person
Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939, click here to book online or drop by the box office

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1623 and Embrace Arts present

King Lear © RSCShakespeare and Leicester
RICHARD III AND KING LEAR
#1623learning

Saturday 31 January 2015
10am to 5pm at Embrace Arts, Leicester

A one-day public workshop on Richard III and King Lear

"Safe in Leicester town"
: Richard III

Take a closer look at two of Shakespeare's plays that dramatise Richard III and Lear, two kings who met their fate in Leicester

We'll explore the historical sources on which Shakespeare based his plays, as well as how he reworked them to maximise the dramatic impact of the reigns of these enigmatic monarchs

While most of the workshop will focus on Shakespeare's writing and the multitude of ways in which we can interpret it theatrically, we will also watch and discuss clips from screen adaptations

BOOKING DETAILS
Places are £40 or £22 per person
To book, call Embrace Arts on 0116 252 2455
Click here to book online

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1623 and QUAD present

Cinematic Shakespeare - the comedies © 1623Cinematic Shakespeare
THE COMEDIES ON SCREEN
#1623learning

Wednesdays 18 and 25 February and 4, 11, 18 and 25 March 2015
7-9pm at QUAD, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

A six-week film course on Shakespearean comedy

"A merrier hour was never wasted there"
: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Over this course, we'll explore a range of screen versions of Shakespeare's comedies including As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest

Course includes a ticket for the live screening of the RSC's Love's Labour's Won (a.k.a. Much Ado About Nothing) on 4 March at QUAD

Tutor is Ben Spiller, 1623 artistic director, who you can follow on Twitter by clicking here.

BOOKING DETAILS
Places are £41 (QUAD members), £43 (concessions), £45 (full price)
Includes RSC Live screening of Love's Labour's Won
To book, call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or click here

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1623 and Derby Theatre present

As You Like It © 1623Shakespeare Night
AS YOU LIKE IT
#1623participation

Friday 20 February 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, DE1 2NF

A participatory workshop for everyone

"Under the greenwood tree, who loves to lie with me?"
: Amiens, As You Like It

Explore the plot, characters and themes of As You Like It through a range of activities run by 1623 participation coordinator Rhiannon Prytherch

Shakespeare Night is for everyone. Come on over and get involved to expand your heart and mind

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets are £3 per person
Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939, click here to book online or drop by the box office

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To join the Shakespeare Night group on Facebook, click here
For photos from previous Shakespeare Night sessions, click here