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.