"Re-invigorating and re-imagining the classics" is the theme at the directors summit taking place in Stratford July 31 to August 16.
The public is invited to attend two events:
Thursday, July 31 -- A panel discussion between Joanne Akalaitis (co-founder of Mabou Mines) and Carey Perloff (artistic director of the American Conservatory Theatre) to be moderated by Festival General Manager Antoni Cimolino. 6-7:30PM at the Studio Theatre.
Saturday, August 9 -- Harvard professor Marjorie Garber will lecture on "Profiling Shakespeare". 10AM at the Studio Theatre.
Tickets for both events can be reserved through the box office: 1-800-567-1600.
For more information about the summit, read the press release.