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Is Shakespeare sacred?

Geoff Ridden, an academic and performer, will explore this question with his upcoming talk, Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Playing with Shakespeare.

April 13, 2017
4-5 pm
Meese Room, Hannon Library
SOU Campus

Geoff Ridden is the Artist Director of the Classic Readings Theatre Company, which specializes in presenting readings of adaptations of Shakespeare plays. He will share intriguing facts about these adaptations, illustrating his talk with examples from the various productions he’s been involved with. Ridden will tackle questions of why Shakespeare’s works have been adapted, and with what results.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of Hannon Library as part of their 2016-17 Speaker Series. The presentation is free and open to all. Get free meter parking for this event by visiting any campus parking meter and using this code: FHL0413.

For more information, contact Hannon Library Administration at libraryevents@sou.edu or 541-552-6816.

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In honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, SOU’s Hannon Library will host an afternoon of Shakespearean highlights, featuring Geoff Ridden.

April 20, 2016
4:00 PM
Meese Room
free parking

Geoff Ridden is an actor, musician, and Shakespeare scholar. Ridden will discuss and perform music from Shakespeare’s plays. Following the presentation, Hannon Library’s Special Collections will offer a viewing of Shakespeare’s Second Folio of 1632 and Fourth Folio of 1685. Other treasures from the Margery Bailey Collection will be displayed, including sixteenth-century histories of the British Isles. Also on display will be a costume from an Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of As You Like It.

Shakespeare folio 4thSponsored by the Friends of Hannon Library, this event is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the lot behind the library. For more information, contact Library Administration at libraryevents@sou.edu or 541-552-6816.