From Page to Stage
Writers’ Theatre and select North Shore libraries present the eighth annual From Page to Stage program.
This comprehensive series of special events, lectures and readings are designed to enhance and enrich your experience of Hamlet.
All events are FREE of charge and open to the public.
LECTURE: THE POWER OF LOVE (AND FRIENDSHIP)
Date: September 30, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Featuring: Professor David Bevington
Winnetka-Northfield Park Public Library - 768 Oak Street, Winnetka
847-446-7220 | www.winnetkalibrary.org
Unlike Shakespeare’s comedies, Hamlet depicts romantic relationships asfraught and taxing. However, Hamlet’s friendship with Horatio is caring and compassionate. Explore the dynamics of both romantic love and friendship in Shakespeare’s most famous play.
A DARK PRINCE FOR A MODERN AGE
Date: October 2, 2012
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Featuring: Francesca Royster, DePaul University professor and
Glenview Public Library – 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview
847-729-7500 | www.glenviewpl.org
Betrayal, revenge and the thirst for power—the family drama of Hamlet rivals that of any modern reality show. Engage in a lively and interactive discussionon the play’s relevance for today’s audiences as well as on Hamlet’s extraordinary film history.