Panels & Debates
Writing About the Right to Die
Studio Theatre, Thursday, August 15, at 10:30 a.m.
With playwright and lighting designer Itai Erdal (How to Disappear Completely), author Zoe FitzGerald Carter (Imperfect Endings) and playwright Judith Thompson (The Thrill). Moderator: Alex Bulmer. Admission: $10.
What’s Past Is Prologue: Classical Theatre in our Times
Studio Theatre, Sunday, August 18, at 10:30 a.m.
With artistic directors Antoni Cimolino (Stratford Festival), Jackie Maxwell (Shaw Festival), Peter Hinton (recently of the National Arts Centre) and others. Moderator: David Prosser. Admission: $10.
The Power of Women / Women in Power
University of Waterloo, Stratford Campus
125 St. Patrick Street
Sunday, August 18, at 5:30 p.m.
With author, playwright and activist Susan G. Cole; scholar Margaret Jane Kidnie; and poet and novelist Jane Urquhart. Admission: $10.
Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice
Studio Theatre, Wednesday, August 21, at 11 a.m.
Len Rudner from the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Holocaust historian Frank Bialystok and Shakespeare expert Vivian Rakoff examine the confrontation of synagogue and state in The Merchant of Venice. Admission: $10.