[UPDATED] Renaissance scholar Dr. Paul Menzer to speak on opening night of Othello

Executive Director Mary Ruth Marotte was awarded a Faculty Enhancement Grant by the UCA Foundation to bring in Renaissance scholar Dr. Paul Menzer to speak on opening night of AST’s production of Othello, June 25th, 2011. Dr. Menzer has worked for the Folger Shakespeare Library and the American Shakespeare Center.

UPDATE: Paul Menzer’s talk will begin at 5:00pm at Mike’s Place in Conway, Arkansas. Complementary light appetizers will be served. Cash bar.

Please RSVP by emailing Mary Ruth Marotte at mrmarotte@uca.edu. Space is limited.

Paul Menzer is an associate professor at Mary Baldwin College and director of the MLitt/MFA in Shakespeare and Performance Program.  He is author of the book The Hamlets: Cues, Qs, and Remembered Texts (2008) and editor of the collection Inside Shakespeare: Essays on the Blackfriars Stage (2006). He has published widely on Shakespeare, textual studies, theater history, and performance.  He is the writer of the plays The Brats of ClarenceAnonymous, and Shakespeare on Ice, which have been performed at the Blackfriars and elsewhere.

Source: American Shakespeare Center