Shakespeare Play Reading
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We meet to read plays chosen by the group, and on average we read 2 or 3 plays per year. Everyone has the opportunity to read by dint of rotating the Dramatis Personae from the play during each meeting. This also enables us to listen to the script so that we can develop an understanding of the plot and the individual characters. Short pauses between scenes or acts allow for comment which can lead to pretty lively, and often hilarious, discussions.
For the 2019-20 session our chosen plays were "The Tempest" & "Love's Labour's Lost".
We have also had some visits to the theatre/cinema : to-date we have seen "King Lear", "Antony & Cleopatra", "Measure For Measure" & "The Taming Of The Shrew"