Shakespeare Festival at Minot State

MINOT, N.D. – Minot State will honor the life and works of playwright William Shakespeare with its annual Shakespeare Festival, April 19-28.

The nine-day celebration will started April 19 with the opening of “Much Ado About Nothing,” one of Shakespeare’s most recognized comedies presented by the MSU Theatre Department in Aleshire Theater. The play, directed by theatre professor Aili Smith, will run April 19-21, and 26-28, with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are a pay what you will donation.

Monday, April 23, there will be a showing of the film “Twelfth Night,” adapted from Shakespeare’s famous play in Aleshire Theater at 6:45 p.m. English professor Eric Furuseth will introduce the play, and later lead a post-film discussion. This event is open and free to the public. See the attached POSTER for more information. 

Campus and Community Dialogues will host a new discussion “Higher Education in the 21st Century,” on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in the Northwest Arts Center Gallery. Presenters will be education professor Dan Conn, and journalist and radio host Rob Port. Alexandra Duefel (biology) will moderate. This event is free and open to the public. See the attached POSTER for more information.   

Parking on Minot State campus is unrestricted after 4 p.m. Please visit the Minot State website calendar for more information about the Shakespeare Festival.

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Published: 04/09/18   

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