COLLOQUIUM ON RICHARD II and CASTING DIVERSITY , March 24-25

    Registration is now open for  

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KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR with GLOBAL SHAKESPEARE and Anərkē Shakespeare

COLLOQUIUM ON RICHARD II and CASTING DIVERSITY 

ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON MARCH 24/25 2018


 

DAY 1: SATURDAY MARCH 24 09.30 – 18.00 

‘Political Theology and Shakespeare’s Richard II

 

Richard Ashby (Royal Holloway University London):
‘Pierced to the Soul: The Sovereign Gaze in Richard II

Thomas Cartelli (Muhlenberg University):
‘The Breath of Kings: Richard II in the Marlowe Aftermath’

Antonio Cerella (Kingston University):
‘The Sovereign Sacrifice: A Genealogy of Political Representation’

Guillaume Foulquie (University of Worcester):
‘Conceptions and Ideologies of Blood in Richard II’

Ronan Hatfull (Shakespeare Institute):
‘Hollow Crowns and Thrones: The Postmodern Celebrity Richard’

Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University London):
‘The Performance of Law’s Legitimacy in Richard II

Edward Paleit (City University London):
‘Marlowe Never Dies: Deposing Sovereignty in Richard II’

Elena Pellone (Shakespeare Institute) and
David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London):
‘Breath of Kings: Political and Theatrical Power in Richard II’

Ildiko Solti (Kingston University):
‘Power Play: The Audience as Pawn in Richard II

David Souden (British Museum) and
Richard Foster (Independent Scholar):
‘Pamela Tudor-Craig and Richard II: A Memoir’

 

DAY 2: SUNDAY MARCH 25 10.30–1.00

‘‘‘Let me Play the Lion Too’’: Casting Diversity in Shakespeare’

 

Actors from Anərkē Shakespeare:
‘Gender and race-blind casting, and working without a director’

Anthony Howard: ‘The British Black and Asian Shakespeare Project’

Martin Wiggins: ‘Shakespeare’s Original Practice Without a Director’


Anarke Shakespeare RII 

‘Richard II’ performed by Anərkē Shakespeare

in the Rose Studio on March 24 @ 2pm & 7pm; March 25 @ 2pm

 Tickets for performance: £18 / £10 concessions (child/student/senior)



Register for all or part of this free seminar and performance 

at the Rose Theatre Kingston

24-26 High Street, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 1HL

Box Office (10.00 – 18.00) 020 8174 0090 / rosetheatrekingston.org

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