The University of Michigan and the University Musical Society have announced that members of Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company (see wikipedia) will again visit Ann Arbor next month for a number of events open to the public. The site annarbor.com highlighted a number of the events to occur during the visits. As noted in Annarbor.com
The University Musical Society have enjoyed a long-term partnership with the prestigious company.
This visit will take place March 10-20 and focus on the development of two plays.
“Creating and conveying the arts to inspire, captivate and educate is part of our mission,” said U-M President Mary Sue Coleman.
“Creative Residency 2012″
The following is a schedule of public events during RSC’s visit. Admission is free to all public events.
Monday, March 12: (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) Confucius Institute Symposium at Rackham Amphitheatre (By invitation only)
Tuesday, March 13: (5 p.m.) “James Fenton Reading”, Location to be announced (Open to public)
Friday, March 16: (4 p.m.) “The Orphan of Zhao” presentation at Blau Auditorium at the Ross School of Business (Open to public)
Saturday, March 17: (4 p.m.) “Bringing ‘Creative Project 2010′ to the Stage: The Dramaturg and Director” at Blau Auditorium at the Ross School of Business (Open to public)
Sunday, March 18: (4:30 p.m.) “Drama in Translation” (a round-table discussion) and “A Conversation with Michael Boyd, RSC Artistic Director, and Ralph Williams” at Blau Auditorium at the Ross School of Business (Open to public)
Monday, March 19: (4:30 p.m.) “Boris Godunov Reading” at Blau Auditorium at the Ross School of Business (Open to public)
The Lamp Post Inn has announced a special hotel rate for those attending the Royal Shakespeare Company workshops or creative sessions March 10-20th at the University of Michigan. Reservations may be made at The Lamp Post Inn using the special promo code. HILLEV.