Shakespeare's Sonnets at the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Traditions of Love and Desire | Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre: 2111 Sansom Street
This lively presentation features Dr. Katherine Rowe, who will lead a lecture and field audience questions. Dr. Rowe will speak alongside live demonstrations to pair two of Shakespeare’s sonnets with their origin: the love poems of the great Italian poet Francesco Petrarch and his translator, Sir Thomas Wyatt. The presentation culminates with a dissection and alternate readings of Romeo and Juliet’s shared sonnet. Tickets are $20.
For tickets, events and more information, please contact the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre at 215-496-9722 or visit phillyshakespeare.org.