April 23, 2012: Shakespeare's Birthday Celebration
"To me, fair Friend, you never can be old..."
Join the English Department for a celebration of Shakespeare's 448th Birthday!
Monday, April 23, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Murkland Courtyard (rain location: MUB food court)
Students, faculty, and staff reading select Shakespeare sonnets.
The students of the Department of Theatre and Dance perform scenes from Shakespeare's play.
Test your knowledge of the Bard and win cool prizes!
Candles and Confection
Share a bite of birthday cake.
Do you have a favorite Shakespeare sonnet you'd like to read? Are you interested in participating in the Shakespeare Trivia Game? Please see the schedule below and select either a particular sonnet (or two) or the time slot in which you would like to read.
Please email your choices or your interest in participating in the trivia game to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reading and Activity Schedule
|10:30 to 11:10 a.m.||Sonnets 1-30|
|11:10 to 11:30 a.m.||Shakespeare Trivia Game|
|11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.||Sonnets 31-60|
|12:00 to 12:15 p.m.||Birthday Cake|
|12:15 to 12:45 p.m.||Sonnets 61-90|
|12:45 to 12:50 p.m.||Shakespeare Performed (Theatre Department)|
|12:50 to 1:20 p.m.||Sonnets 91-120|
|1:20 to 1:25 p.m.||Shakespeare Performed (Theatre Department)|
|1:25 to 2:00 p.m.||Sonnets 121-154|
These pics just in!
Dennis Britton, Master of Ceremonies
A lull between sonnet readings
Student reads a sonnet
Jay Zysk hosts the Shakespeare Trivia Game