Subversive Shakespeare

Subversive Shakespeare

July 22 – 26
9 am to 3 pm

Lyric Theatre – 520 N. La Brea Ave, LA 90019
The location has been changed to Catch One – 4067 W Pico, LA 90019

What do Shakespeare’s plays have to say about the world we live in today, about social justice, corrupt government, violence in society, etc? And how has he impacted playwrights who are writing today? We’ll not only take a deep-dive into some of Shakespeare’s most controversial works – including those works that some presume racist, anti-Semitic, sexist, or irrelevant  – and dig into what a modern audience can learn from them, but explore contemporary playwrights who were inspired (or angered) by what Shakespeare had to say 400 years ago …

Grade 7 and up (Fall 2019)

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