Please join us for the first in a series of four thought-provoking lectures presented by Toronto Public Library and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
The guest speaker will be Jane Freeman, University of Toronto. The program takes place Tue Mar 06, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Admission is free but tickets are required. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Free tickets available starting Tuesday, Feb. 7.
This is one of four free lectures that form part of the On Stage Performing Arts Theatre Series at the Toronto Reference Library. They are jointly presented with Stratford Shakespeare Festival and the talks will cover plays being performed in 2012.
Did you know we have ebooks for Henry V as well as audiobooks of the play? There is even a "no fear" version of the play that presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.
If you were doing research on Henry V, or other Shakespearean plays, did you know Toronto Public Library has an online Shakespeare article research database ? It's free of charge and you can access it at any library branch Internet, or wifi or at home - you need to enter your library card and pin to access it. Take some time to explore - it has the complete plays (Arden editions), criticism on Shakespeare's works and performance and also full-text scholarly periodicals. Good for students or others and it's free to use with a TPL library card.
All four lectures are listed below:
- Henry V - Tuesday March 6 - 7-8 pm
- Cymbeline - Tuesday March 13 - 7-8 pm
- MacHomer - Tuesday March 20 - 7-8 pm
- Much Ado About Nothing - Tuesday March 27 - 7-8 pm
I leave you, dear reader, with two youtube clips of one of the most famous speeches from Henry V: