April 21: “Shakespeare in Art: How Various Artists Interpreted His Work”
Explore the ways Shakespeare has inspired artists through the centuries and take a closer look at artistic representations of the Bard’s characters over time.
May 19: "Ambition: A Tale as Old as Time"
One of Shakespeare’s most enduring themes, ambition, remains relevant as ever in the 21st century. Explore the ways in which ambition captivated Shakespeare and how it has shaped human history, both positively and negatively.
June 16: “Shakespeare in Love: Investigating the Very Truth and Nature of William Shakespeare”
The Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, gave viewers a glimpse at the man behind the plays, but what can the film actually tell us about the real William Shakespeare?
July 21: “The 'Word' Is My Oyster: Our Everyday Shakespearean English”
Do you speak Shakespeare every day and not even realize it? Learn more about the Shakespearean origins of some of today’s most commonly used phrases and how their meanings have changed over time.
August 18: "Breaking the Code: Speak the Speech, I Pray Thee”
Reading Shakespeare’s works out loud can feel intimidating to some, but the Bard’s texts include hidden clues for how to read and speak his words with ease. Learn to break Shakespeare’s code and speak his iconic words like a pro.
September 15: “From Stage to Screen: Shakespeare’s Storylines in Film and Television”
William Shakespeare’s works may have been written for the stage, but discover how some of his most popular plays have inspired storylines for film and television.