New Orleans Shakespeare at Tulane presented Cymbeline in 2015.
The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane
announced its 2016 summer season. The schedule includes Two Gentlemen of Verona
, The Illusion
, Tony Kushner's adaptation of L'Illusion Comique
, and a night of improvised Shakespeare works by the NOLA Project called By Any Scenes necessary
Tulane University's Newcomb Art Museum will host an exhibit
featuring a copy of First Folio
, the first anthology of Shakespeare's plays, published in 1623, seven years after Shakespeare's death. There are 233 surviving copies of the book. The expo runs May 9-31.
The season includes:
May 20-22 Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender
. Lisa Wolpe presents a one-woman show exploring gender in Shakespeare's work.
June 18- July 2 Two Gentlemen of Verona
. Jessica Podewell directs the tragedy.
June 21 & July 27 By Any Scenes Necessary
. The NOLA Project improv two Shakespeare plays without scripts.
July 23 - Aug. 6 The Illusion
. Chaney Tullos directs Tony Kushner's adaptation of Pierre Conelille's L'Illusion Comique