Hartke Theatre 2013-2014 Season
2 New Plays! 2 Outstanding Classics!
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How do you stage a dream? Agnes, a girl from “beyond,” possibly an angel or goddess comes to Earth and becomes trapped by the sufferings and cruelties of mankind. Images and characters merge and separate, locations change in an instant, and a locked door recurs obsessively. A Dream Play is a captivating mix of Freud, Alice in Wonderland, and Strindberg’s own personal symbolism.
By Teri Gillmor, MFA Playwriting Candidate
Directed by Shirley Serotsky
Panel Discussion Series:
Wednesday, April 23rd*
Shakespeare’s Shylock and Usury in Renaissance Europe
Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday by joining a lively round table discussion on the development of money-lending in Renaissance Europe and how policies concerning usury changed over time. Dr. Todd Lidh, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Clinical Assistant Professor of English, moderates the program with special guests Dr. Nelson Minnich, Ordinary Professor of Church History, and Dr. Andrew Abela, Dean, School of Business and Economics. Light refreshments served.
*Attendees have a special opportunity to see the dress rehearsal for Merchant of Venice following the reception.
Saturday, April 26th
Hartke Upper Lobby
History, Poetry, and Law: Examining the Merchant of Venice
A panel of CUA faculty discusses Merchant of Venice through the lens of their disciplines. Panelists: Dr. Jerry Muller, Chair, Dept. of History, Dr. Tobias Gregory, Associate Professor of English, and Dr. A.G. Harmon, Clinical Associate Professor of Law. Reception sponsored by the CUA Alumni Association.
BOX OFFICE: 202-319-4000
Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
unless otherwise listed
TICKETS:$15 adult/full price; $10 senior citizens, CUA alumni, faculty, and staff;