Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (January 8 at 9 am** – January 25 at 4 pm): $220
Regular Registration Price (January 25 at 4 pm – first day of class): $242
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
This seminar provides an introduction to “the other Elizabethans”—Shakespeare’s major playwright peers—as a way of both deepening our appreciation of the ways these writers influenced Shakespeare’s development as a poetic dramatist and broadening our understanding of the richness of the Elizabethan stage.
Six sessions. E - $220, L - $242
Bruce Hatton Boyer combines years of experience as a professional actor and stage director with twenty-plus years as a college professor to bring the Elizabethan/Jacobean stage vividly to life. He holds a PhD in English dramatic literature.
- Six Elizabethan and Jacobean Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy; Doctor Faustus; Sejanus His Fall; Women Beware Women; The White Devil; 'Tis Pity She's A Whore, New Mermaids Series, Methuen Drama Publisher, 2008. ISBN: 978-1408107447
- Thomas Heywood, A Woman Killed With Kindness, New Mermaids Series, Methuen Drama, 2 edition, 2012. ISBN: 978-0713677775
- Three Jacobean Tragedies, Gamini Salgado ed., Penguin, 1965. ISBN: 978-0140430066
- For the first class, please read Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, in Three Jacobean Tragedies.
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.