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What the Bard: Exploring Shakespeare’s Comedies!
Curious if Shakespeare wrote any plays in which characters survive to the end? Do you ever find Shakespeare’s language odd or confusing? This course will introduce you to the Bard’s comic side and help you explore how Shakespeare used and abused language for a laugh.
Locations: Menlo Park, Woodside
Recommended hours: 10-12
- Read and discuss two full-length comedies
- Explore Shakespeare’s comic elements by analyzing them in performance
- Understand how and why Shakespeare manipulated language and meter