tEATRO NACIONAL
FEBRUARY - MARCH PROGRAM - 2011
Sala de la Cultura
Course on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM  | Spanish Sessions

From February 3 to March 3

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Please join us for our series o­n Shakespeare, an annual cycle of his plays. This year we will enjoy a play full of love and magic, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. The course will be taught by Dr. Hoyt Rogers, and you can study the work in Spanish, English, or both languages, under the auspices of the Teatro Nacional and the Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo. Both courses will be given free of charge from February 1 to March 3, 2011, in the Sala de la Cultura del Teatro Nacional.

Dr. Hoyt Rogers holds an A. B. (Bachelor of Arts) from Harvard University and a D. Phil. (Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D.) from Oxford University.  He is currently Professor of Comparative Literature at the Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo. Participation is free of charge: to sign up and receive a free copy of the text, please send an email to hoytrogers@gmail.com.

The course in Spanish (translation by Guillermo Macpherson) will be presented in five sessions, from February 1 to March 1, Tuesdays from 7 PM to 9 PM; the course in English (original text) will be presented from February 3 to March 3, Thursdays from 7 PM to 9 PM.  Both will be presented with a cinematic accompaniment in the Sala de la Cultura of the Teatro Nacional, located in the Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte, Máximo Gómez Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

February 3 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. “Star-Crossed Love.” Life and work of Shakespeare part I; presentation of the text, Act o­ne; film projection of Act o­ne.
February 10 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. “The Enchanted Forest.” Life and work of Shakespeare part II; presentation of the text, Act Two; film projection of Act Two.
February 17 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. “Mistaken Magic.” Elizabethan theatre part I; presentation of the text, Act Three; film projection of Act Three.
February 24 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. “The Dream Made Real.” Elizabethan theatre part II; presentation of the text, Act Four; film projection of Act Four.
March 3 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. “The Play Displayed.” Conclusions, and the future of the play; presentation of the text, Act Five; film projection of Act Five.