Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

11/1/2010 - 7/31/2011

Funding Totals

$25,000.00 (approved)
$25,000.00 (awarded)

Three Symposia at the Washington Shakespeare Theatre

FAIN: EH-50254-11

Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, DC 20003-2834)
Dana Gioia (Project Director: October 2010 to June 2011)
Samantha Wyer (Project Director: June 2011 to April 2012)

Three one-day interdisciplinary symposia at the Washington Shakespeare Theatre in coordination with the company's upcoming productions of Merchant of Venice, Cymbeline, and Candide. The project explores the intellectual, historical, cultural, and political themes occasioned by each play and features leading figures from the Washington theater community, as well as nationally renowned scholars, artists and journalists.