SAG Foundation presents Adapting Shakespeare for the Modern Age
Mon, August 26, 2013 at 7pm
FREE ADMISSION (for Baruch students only)
Five centuries later, how does one keep Shakespeare fresh and relevant for the modern day audience?
This is a panel discussion for Baruch College students and SAG members only. Baruch students can only take 1 guest max and must make reservations in person at the BPAC Box Office in the NVC lobby, directly across from the 25th Street entrance. SAG members must contact the SAG Foundation directly via www.sagfoundation.org for reservations.
The panelists include:
Noah Brody is a graduate of the Brown-Trinity MFA Acting program, Noah Brody is a founder, co-artistic director and head of producing for the Fiasco Theater Company, and has directed, co-directed and/or acted in productions such as Cymbeline, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentleman of Verona, Into the Woods, and Measure for Measure.
Andrew Goldberg made his Broadway directorial debut this past spring with Macbeth starring Alan Cumming at the Barrymore Theater. Other productions include The Bomb-itty of Errors, off- Broadway prior to its inclusion in the Edinburgh Fringe (Stage Award for best ensemble), followed by London’s West End, and many other productions.
Melinda Hall is a writer, director, producer and actor. Her company, Willful Pictures produces the annual Shakespeare Birthday Sonnet Slam at the Bandshell in Central Park, among other productions. Aside from being the Shakespeare moderator for SAG, she privately coaches actors for auditions.
Tom Ridgely is a Drama Desk-nominated director, educator and co-founder of Waterwell, where he directoredGOODBAR, #9, The|King|Operetta, Marco Millions (based on lies) and The Persians, among others. He assisted Daniel Sullivan on As You Like It (Shakespeare in the Park) and Barry Edelstein on Timon of Athens (Public Theater), among many other productions.
Baruch Performing Arts Center
Baruch College: 25th St. (bet. 3rd and Lexington Aves.), NYC