Readings in 2013 are the following:
January 17: The Winter’s Tale (Romance)
February 21: Richard III (History)
March 21: Troilus and Cressida (Comedy – Problem Play)
April 18: King Lear (Tragedy)
May 16: Sonnets
Each session will begin with a brief lecture-style presentation on a different Shakespeare play covering plot, themes, poetic and dramatic devices, cultural context, performance history, etc. Then the group will read a scene (or two) out loud, followed by a viewing of a movie version of the scene(s) and a guided discussion. If time allows, more scenes may be read, viewed, and discussed.
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