Camille Paglia: The Dark Women of Shakespeare BUY NOW
Saturday, September 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Notable feminist and social critic Camille Paglia speaks about Shakespeare and misogyny – what is it about the mystery and ambiguity of women that so frightens men both then and now? This event will be live streamed.
Chat with the Chief BUY NOW
Paul D. Fleck Marquee – Friday, October 3, 5-7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a special three-course meal – including a welcome cocktail and wine with dinner – while Broadcaster and CBC News Anchor Peter Mansbridge goes one-on-one with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada – the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin – to discuss her life, her work, and her thoughts on the arts. Including bar and gratuities. Admission: $95.
Support for the dinner is provided by BLG:Borden Ladner Gervais
Authorship Appeal BUY NOW
Festival Theatre, Saturday, October 4, 10:30 a.m.- noon.
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, of the Supreme Court of Canada, convenes a special panel of judges to consider whether there is sufficient evidence to refute the claim that Shakespeare was the principal author of the canon. With special appearances by Antoni Cimolino and Colm Feore. Admission: Free. This event will be live streamed.
La Fontaine-Baldwin Symposium BUY NOW
Saturday, October 18.
Keynote Address: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St W, Toronto. 2:00 p.m.
Roundtables: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park, Toronto. 4:00 p.m.
Legendary artist Robert Lepage delivers the 12th La Fontaine-Baldwin lecture followed by a dynamic roundtable discussion, when the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, chaired by Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul, reunites with the Festival to challenge Canadians to join the national conversation on citizenship. Admission:$30 Keynote Address only. $70 Keynote Address and Roundtables. This event will be live streamed.