The Rogue Theatre- Presents THE TEMPEST & Unlocking the Secrets of Shakespeare & Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST: Romance & Drama

The Rogue Theatre presents two free programs in conjunction with our upcoming production of

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Cynthia Meier

January 6-23, 2010

For information about the production go to

Unlocking the Secrets of Shakespeare

In this hour-long workshop, David Morden will use the text of The Tempest to illustrate the beauty of Shakespeare’s writing by analyzing his verse and prose and showing how The Bard left clues about how to perform his plays within the words themselves.

This exploration of Shakespeare’s skill will give participants a greater appreciation of why he is considered the greatest English language playwright. For The Rogue’s audience members, the workshop offers a rare insight into the inner workings of Shakespearean verse. For actors and theatre artists, this workshop will introduce participants to a new way of analyzing Shakespeare’s verse and will offer a greater facility with his words.

Free; reservations not required
Sunday, December 12, 1:00-2:00 P.M.
The Rogue Theatre
300 E. University Blvd. Tucson, Arizona

Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST: Romance & Drama

An Open Talk featuring

Peter E. Medine, UA Professor of English

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

5:30-7:00 P.M.

Free and open to the public

Shakespeare scholar Peter E. Medine will give us some insight into this brilliant masterwork of Shakespeare.

Peter E. Medine received his B.A from Northwestern University, his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. In 1969, he joined the faculty of the University of Arizona, where he is currently Professor of English. He has held research fellowships at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Mr. Medine has directed six summer institutes on Shakespeare and Milton which were funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities; total funding from NEH for the institutes is over a million dollars. He has also been an active participant in the College of Humanities Seminars for which he has received several awards for Outstanding Teaching. Mr. Medine has authored, edited, or co-edited seven books. While Mr. Medine’s teaching interests have concentrated on such authors as Shakespeare, Spenser, and Milton, he has recently taught seminars in a concurrent reading of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and James Joyce’s Ulysses.

The Rogue Theatre’s mission is to create the highest quality theatre possible;
challenging, stretching, and invigorating our community.

We emphasize

LANGUAGE by placing primary value on quality language and literature;
ENSEMBLE by developing performers who seek continuous improvement and creating an academy for training ourselves and emerging theatre artists;
CHALLENGING IDEAS by presenting plays which offer complex and provocative points of view
related to important social, political, and personal issues.

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