Valpo University Hosts Fourth Annual Shakespeare Week Feb. 14–18

Christ-College1Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University, in collaboration with the English and theatre departments, sponsors Valparaiso University’s fourth annual Shakespeare Week, featuring a weeklong residency by Actors From The London Stage.

This longstanding group of classically trained actors will visit Valpo Feb. 14–18 on its 2017 Spring Tour for a series of classroom visits, workshops, text readings, on-stage demonstrations and Shakespeare-oriented events. The week concludes with three performances of “Romeo and Juliet.”

Highlights include:

  • Film Screening of “Private Romeo,” Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m., Christopher Center Tiered Classroom, Room 205 “Private Romeo” is a 2011 film directed by Alan Brown. Sponsored by the English department. Free admission.
  • “The Tempest,” Feb. 15, 8 p.m., Mueller Hall Refectory Performed by Children’s Theatre Works of Chicago Street Theatre. Free admission.
  • “Romeo and Juliet,” Feb. 16–18, 7 p.m., University Theatre Presented by Actors From The London Stage.

Admission is $10 for children under the age of 18; $15 for Valpo students, faculty and staff; and $25 for the general public.

Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts Box Office, by phone at 219.464.5162, or online at . The box office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and one hour before ticketed performances.