PICT Launches Interactive Online Lecture Series

The ghost light may be on, but PICT is still illuminating classic theatre!

We are thrilled to bring you a brand new online lecture series, streamed directly into your homes via live, interactive webinars. 

Every Friday at 2pm beginning April 3, join us for The Irishing of English Theatre: an engaging and lively lecture series lead by PICT Artistic and Executive Director, Alan Stanford.

Ireland as a nation has produced writers who, for more than 300 years, have had a profound effect on the development of English Theatre.This five-session webinar series will highlight influential Irish playwrights, and discuss the nature of their work and the influence that each had on the development of English theatrical writing

This lecture series is FREE, and appropriate for the whole family!

Our current lecture schedule is as follows:

APRIL 3, 2020    George Farquhar: The Derry and Dublin Exile (1677 – 1707)
APRIL 10, 2020  Richard Brinsley Sheridan: A Man at his Own Fireside (1751 – 1816)
APRIL 17, 2020  Oscar Wilde: A Man of Simple Tastes (1854 – 1900)
APRIL 24, 2020  George Bernard Shaw: A Man of Many Words (1856 – 1950)
MAY 1, 2020       Samuel Beckett: Waiting to End (1906 – 1989)

Each lecture is 60 minutes long, and hosted from 2:00pm-3:00pm EST on the dates above.


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