Barry University celebrates 450 Years of Shakespeare (1564-2014)

The Departments of English & Foreign Languages and Fine Arts would like to invite the community and Barry students, faculty and administration to join us to celebrate the birth anniversary of William Shakespeare on October 18-27,2013. Scholarly lectures, music performances, dramatic readings, a movie night and a theater production of Romeo and Juliet as well as other amusing and interesting events will take place on the Barry campus during ten days.

The opening night will take place at the Cor Jesu Chapel on Friday, October 18 at 7:00 pm.  Dr. Lillian Schanfield, Professor at the Department of English & Foreign Languages and a Shakespeare specialist, will give a presentation on Shakespeare and his play Romeo and Juliet. Performances of musical pieces by Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky and dramatic readings of Shakespeare’s sonnets and soliloquies will follow. The program will continue with the outdoor projection of the film “Romeo and Juliet” directed by Baz Luhrmann at the Fine Arts Quadrangle at 8:30 pm.

Sponsored by the Departments of English and Foreign languages, Fine Arts, Student Affairs and the Center for Student Involvement.

Events include:

Fri. Oct. 18, 7-8 pmCor Jesu Chapel

Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet” 
·Opening presentation by Dr. Lillian Schanfiel
·Dramatic readings and music performances by faculty and students from the English and Fine Arts departments

Fri. Oct. 18, 8:30pmFine Arts QuadrangleShakespeare movie under the stars:
Romeo and Juliet directed by Baz Luhrmann
Mon. Oct.21, 12-1pmAndy Gato Gallery

“Shakespeare’s Influence on Art and Music” lunch time lecture
Presented by Dr. Dan Ewing and Dr. Giselle Rios

Tue. Oct.22, 6pmBroad Auditorium

Open dress rehearsal of the play Romeo and Juliet
Presented by the Theatre program, Department of Fine Arts

Wed. Oct. 23, 7pmBroad Auditorium

Opening night play - By Any Other Name: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet directed by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli
Adapted by the Naked Stage Company: John Manzelli & Antonio Amadeo

Thu. Oct. 24, 9:30-10:30am

Andy Gato Gallery

College of Arts and Sciences Mini-Conference Session on “Representations of Violence in English and American Literature”: “Violence in Shakespeare” by Dr. Lillian Schanfield                 

Thu. Oct. 24, 7pmBroad Auditorium

By Any Other Name: Shakespeare's Romeo & Julietdirected by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli

Fri. Oct. 25, 7pm        Broad Auditorium

By Any Other Name: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet directed by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli

Sat. Oct. 26, 7pm       Broad AuditoriumBy Any Other Name: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet directed by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli
Sun. Oct. 27, 2pm      Broad AuditoriumBy Any Other Name: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet directed by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli

 

For information call the Department of Fine Arts (305) 899-3420

*All events are free and open to the public on the main campus of Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores, FL  33161            

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