Shakespeare Reading Group

OSH 235 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description:

The class will read one or two Shakespeare plays aloud in their entirety per session. Parts will be assigned and switched frequently, so everyone gets a chance to read major characters. (Remember, "There are no small parts, only small actors!") Background information on the play will be offered, and participants will have ample opportunity to provide analysis based on their own understanding and experience. No acting or sword fighting experience is necessary, just an interest in great drama, poetry, sonnets, and iambic pentameter! During past sessions, students have developed impressive confidence in tackling the Bard's difficult language. 

Plays being read:  Timon of Athens and Romeo and Juliet


Instructor:  Mr. Ron Kohn


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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all OLLI at UM fall courses will be taught remotely, via Zoom.

OLLI 2020-2021 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2020-2021 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2020 Ends: 7/31/2021