Monday, October 13, 2008

Outside In / Inside Out: Shakespeare, the Globe and the Blackfriars

[this via the LRS ...]

Shakespeare's Globe and The American Shakespeare Center

Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 October 2008

Shakespeare's Globe and the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia,

are joining forces to present two conferences to celebrate the work of

Professor Andrew Gurr.

The first will mark the 400th anniversary of the re-acquisition of the Blackfriars

Playhouse and will take place at Shakespeare's Globe from 23 to 26 October 2008.

Professor Gurr will deliver the 2008 Theo Crosby Fellowship Lecture at 7.00pm on

Thursday 23 October.

Scholars and theatre practitioners will explore: Repertory and Space; Staging; and


Contributors will include: John Astington, Philip Bird, Ralph Cohen, Michael

Hattaway, Franklin J. Hildy, Farah Karim-Cooper, Rosalyn L. Knutson, David

Lindley, Lucy Munro, Patricia Parker, Bruce Smith and Ann Thompson.

The conference will inform the plans for the Shakespeare Globe Trust's second theatre

building, an Indoor Jacobean Theatre. The second conference will take place at the

Blackfriars Theatre in Staunton, Virginia in autumn 2009.

Conference fees for 23/24/25/26 October 2008:

£85.00 (£25.00 post-graduate concession)

Closing Date: 17 October 2008

For further details please contact Deborah Callan:

Tickets available from the Globe box office: 020 7401 9919


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