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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, July 2
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th Season of presenting free readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays annually. F…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Tue, July 12
@ 5 p.m.
The Seated Stage: Play Reading @ 67th Street
Do you love plays? Do you enjoy reading aloud? Our play reading group meets once a month and participants take turns to read aloud from the selected play . Tuesdays, July 12, August 2, September 6, 2016: King Lear by William Shakespeare. Time: 5-6:30 p.m. Texts supplied, so come on in and read with us!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, July 16
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of, The two Noble Kinsmen.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sat, July 16
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company - Antony & Cleopatra
Come get your Shakespeare on! The Instant Shakespeare Company will present a free reading of Antony & Cleopatra. Held in the 3rd floor community room.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, July 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Table Reading: William Shakespeare's Star Wars
Together we shall read "Verily, A New Hope" by William Shakespeare (Ian Doescher) and our mirth shall fill the space! Ages 12 and up.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company: As You Like It
Shakespeare for Everyone! The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant staged readings where the readers/actors move around as much as they feel comfortable. Readers are encouraged to share with their fellow readers and the audience so that the plays can exist as words and thoughts communicated through space, not just words on the page.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Sat, August 6
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare - Richard the Second
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 1 p.m.
INSTANT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Reading of Shakespeare's Henry V.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare - Henry the Fift
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 1 p.m.
INSTANT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Reading of Shakespeare's Edmund Ironside.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, November 5
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: The Tragedy of Macbeth This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th Season of presenting free readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays annually. For more information on the company find them on facebook or check out their website at www. groups.yahoo.com/group/instantshakespeare. If you wish to be on their mailing…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, November 17
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, December 3
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare - The Winter's Tale
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults

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