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2021 Season

 

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Henry V

August 3

7:45 Bard Talk 
8:30 PM Movie
Kenneth Branagh's landmark Henry V (1989), one of the finest modern film adaptations of any Shakespeare play. Rated PG-13.

 

 

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Throne of Blood

August 4

7:45 Bard Talk 
8:30 PM Movie
Akira Kurosawa's masterful Throne of Blood (1957), which brilliantly transposes the story of MacBeth to feudal Japan. Not rated but contains some stylized violence.

 

 

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 5

7:45 Bard Talk 
8:30 PM Movie
Max Reinhardt’s classic Hollywood version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935), featuring an all-star cast including James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, and Olivia de Havilland. Not rated.

 

 

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Much Ado About Nothing

August 6

7:45 Bard Talk 
8:30 PM Movie
Kenneth Branagh’s delightful Much Ado About Nothing (1993), featuring sparkling performances by Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, and Michael Keaton. Rated PG-13.

 

 

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Romeo + Juliet

August 7

7:45 Bard Talk 
8:30 PM Movie
Baz Luhrmann’s stylish and action-packed Romeo + Juliet (1996), featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the star-crossed lovers. Rated PG-13.