Talks: UCD – Abbey Theatre Shakespeare Lectures 2015

Image from The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, edited by Edmund Malone (Dublin, 1794), by kind permission of UCD Library Special Collections.

The UCD School of English, Drama and Film is delighted to renew their association with the Abbey Theatre again this year and announce the forthcoming UCD/Abbey Theatre Shakespeare Lectures 2015.

These FREE lectures are open to all UCD alumni & friends, students and staff.

This first lecture in the series will be ‘Acts of Rebellion: Shakespeare and the 1916 Rising’

The full schedule for this series is as follows:

February 26th
UCD Clinton Auditorium
7pm

‘Acts of Rebellion:
Shakespeare and the 1916 Rising’

Prof Andrew Murphy
University of St Andrews

March 5th
UCD Clinton Auditorium
7pm

‘Shakespeare and Seventeenth-Century Irish Theatre’
Dr Naomi McAreavey
UCD School of English, Drama & Film

March 18th
Abbey Theatre

Strong Imaginations: Exploring Shakespeare in the contemporary world – A Conversation with Wayne Jordan (director of Twelfth Night at the Abbey (2014)), and Gavin Quinn (director of the Abbey’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (February 2015))’

For further details, including how to reserve a place, please follow this link.

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