Hamlet in Chicago: Performance and Workshops

Barbara Gaines, Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Barbara Gaines, Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Other Renaissance Programs
Friday, November 15, 1996 to Saturday, November 16, 1996

Participants attended a Shakespeare Repertory production of Hamlet on Friday, November 15, then took part in a series of workshops at the Newberry Library the next day.

Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and organized by Michael Shapiro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

What Can We Talk about When We Talk about Hamlet? Reading Practices, Texts, and Stagings

Barbara Hodgdon, Drake University (now emerita)
Philip McGuire, Michigan State University

Panel discussion

Moderator: Michael Shapiro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (now emeritus)

Barbara Gaines, Artistic Director, Shakespeare Repertory (now with Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
Mary Beth Rose, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Illinois at Chicago)
Two Hamlet cast members

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