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Shakespeare and the World



Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Friday, August 9, 2024
10:30 a.m. to noon
Global Theatre Week

A journey into the overall impact of theatre on greater culture. Explore the many ways theatre from other cultures and continents influences the Canadian stage, while discussing what our country’s theatre has to offer the world.

Shakespeare and the World

The work of Shakespeare is known across the globe, exploring universal experiences, lending itself to culturally specific adaptations, and being used as an instrument of imperialism. Join Rodrigo Beilfuss, Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Ruins, and PJ Prudat, Co-Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Ruff, with moderator Jessica B. Hill as they discuss the meaning of Shakespeare worldwide.

Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.


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