36 in 6 series presents Shakespeare's Tragedies...

Antony & Cleopatra

King Lear



Romeo & Juliet

romeo.juliet by William Shakespeare

April 12 - 21, 2013

Anne R. Belk Theatre | Robinson Hall

It is perhaps the most famous love story ever told, but what did Shakespeare really think of his "star-crossed lovers"? A deconstruction of this classic will go beyond the sentimental treatment of romantic love that has developed over the past 400 years, bringing contemporary audiences closer to an experience of the classic in an age of ever-increasing technology and alienation.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar on Film”

Professor Andrew J. Hartley

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Saturday, October 29th, 1:30-4:00PM (includes screening)

UNCC Center City Building

Professor Hartley is the Robinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and works as a scholar, screenwriter, dramaturg and theatre director. He is the author of The Shakespearean Dramaturg (Palgrave/Macmillan 2005) as well as numerous articles and book chapters in his field, and is the editor of the performance journal Shakespeare Bulletin, published by Johns Hopkins UP. Current book projects include a performance history of Julius Caesar for Manchester University Press (forthcoming 2012) and a study of Shakespeare and political theatre for Palgrave (forthcoming 2013). As A.J. Hartley he writes popular fiction including several with Shakespearean connections, including Macbeth, a Novel, co-written David Hewson and released first as an audiobook, narrated by Alan Cumming. His latest novel is a middle grades adventure called Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact.

Titus Andronicus

"Speaking for Lavinia: Gender and Power in
Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus in Film"

Professor Jennifer Munroe

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Wednesday, March 28 @ 5:30PM in Fretwell 121

Jennifer Munroe is Associate Professor of English at UNC Charlotte and author of Gender and the Garden in Early Modern English Literature (Ashgate, 2008) and editor of Making Gardens of Their Own: Gardening Manuals for Women, 1500-1750 (Ashgate, 2007). Most recently, she co-edited (with Rebecca Laroche) Ecofeminist Approaches to Early Modernity (Palgrave, 2011) and was a contributor to the essay collection, Ecocritical Shakespeares (Palgrave, 2011). She is the author of numerous essays that consider the intersections between writing and gardening; and she is currently working on a monograph about the relationship between women, nature, and writing in the context of seventeenth-century scientific discourse.