2021 Workshops for Adults

Shakespeare Off the Page: All's Well by Mona Awad

Shakespeare Off the Page: All's Well by Mona Awad

The nerdy-coolest book club / Shakespeare geek session returns with another Shakespeare-tangential novel: this time the group will be reading Mona Awad’s recent release, All’s Well, which deals with, well, that play, and a Scottish one, along with the horror trifecta of chronic pain, having that pain ignored, and college theater departments.

November 13 & 20, 2021

1:00-4:00

The book is available as an e-book, audiobook, and regular old book book via CarmichaelsBookstore.com.

Now, for some reading Shakespeare brings back nightmares of that one ex-nun/former coach who taught Freshman English. But digging into these plays and treating them like the playscripts they are can be a lot of grown-up fun once you unlock some of the tricky bits in a casual, snack’n’chat, no-test-on-the-reading setting. So resident Kentucky Shakespeare actor/dramaturg (pronounced: professional nerd) Gregory Maupin will lead a group through these sessions that can help you get the most out of reading Shakespeare on your own, before a show/movie, or with a group of other weirdos who enjoy this kind of thing, too*.

*This is primarily a series aimed at normal, decent people, but actors are not unwelcome.

Here’s what some past participants had to say:

“Greg knows WAY too much to fit into 3 or 4 sessions, but…I am jazzed about further DIY exploration.”

“Greg’s workshop is great for Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike. I’m more of a newbie and ended up

October 23 & October 30, 2021

1:00-4:00

Register button at the bottom of this page; zoom link provided once you register.

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  • Schedule: Saturdays November 13 & 20, 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Price: $60 for two-session workshop

Shakespeare Off The Page



Questions?

For questions about Adult Workshops, please contact Amy Attaway, Associate Artistic Director, at 502-574-9900 or by email.

For questions about Stage Combat, please contact Kyle Ware, Director of Education,at 502-574-9900 or by email.