Sir Nicholas Hytner, Artistic Director of the National Theatre
Sir Nicholas Hytner to Deliver Second Annual London Shakespeare Lecture in Honor of Professor Stanley Wells, C.B.E.
6:00 pm GMT (1 pm EST)
The University of Notre Dame, The Shakespeare Institute and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust present “Stand and Unfold Yourself” – How to do Shakespeare by Sir Nicholas Hytner, Artistic Director of the National Theatre. This is the second public lecture about Shakespeare in a series named in honor of former Shakespeare Institute director Professor Stanley Wells, C.B.E. Reservations are required for the lecture which will take place at Trafalgar Hall, Notre Dame London on March 5, 2013 at 6 pm GMT (1 pm ET) and be live-streamed at: http://shakespeare.nd.edu/events/stanley-wells-lecture/.
Stanley Wells, C.B.E. is Honorary President and Former Chairman of the Trustees of Shakespeare’s Birthplace, and Emeritus Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, of which he was for many years Vice-Chairman. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, is a Fellow of University College London, and holds honorary doctorates from Durham, Craiova, Marburg, and Warwick.
Sir Nicholas Hytner, one of the world’s foremost theatre directors, whose major productions of Shakespeare have included As You Like It (at the Royal Exchange, Manchester), The Tempest and King Lear (both with John Wood at Royal Shakespeare Company), Measure for Measure (with Josette Simon, RSC), Twelfth Night (Lincoln Center, New York), and, at the National, The Winter’s Tale, Henry V, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Much Ado About Nothing_, and Timon of Athens will be delivering the lecture.
This event is generously supported by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame.