Tina Packer: The Theatre of War
Shakespeare Expert Tina Packer Discusses The Theatre of War
Born and raised in England, Tina Packer is an internationally renowned figure in the world of Shakespeare. The founding artistic director of Lenox's legendary Shakespeare & Company, Packer's a noted Shakespearian actor, director, expert and scholar. For this appearance, dubbed The Theatre of War: 21st Century America, Shakespeare and the Trojan War
, she'll discuss the ideal of the warrior code of honor as it relates to her upcoming production of Troilus & Cressida
at the Modern Theatre. James Carroll, a distinguished scholar-in-residence at Suffolk University, will moderate the conversation.
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