Shakespeare Hour Live 23/24

Shakespeare Hour Live 23/24

The Matchbox Magic Flute
JUNE 13 at 7:30pm | YouTube Live

The final Shakespeare Hour Live for the 23/24 Season is on Thursday, JUNE 13 at 7:30pm ET. 

STC and Folger Theatre will join forces to present this last SHL celebrating the work of Mary Zimmerman as both a director and playwright. Dr. Drew Lichtenberg and LeeAnét Noble will lead discussions on Zimmerman‘s adaptation of Mozart’s classic opera, The Matchbox Magic Flute and her play Metamorphoses that is currently on stage at Folger Theatre. 

Zimmerman herself will join the conversation along with Director of Metamorphoses at Folger Theatre, Psalmayene 24, and Dramaturg for the play, Faedra Carpenter.

This final Shakespeare Hour Live is free and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home by streaming on YouTube.

About the Panelists

Drew Lichtenberg, Associate Director at STC
LeeAnét Noble, Director of Equity and Belonging

Mary Zimmerman, Director of The Matchbox Magic Flute
Psalmayene 24, Director of Metamorphoses at Folger Theatre
Faedra Carpenter, Dramaturg of Metamorphoses at Folger Theatre

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Tickets and Schedule

Here’s how to join us online:

  • Join the livestream: Visit STC’s YouTube channel to watch the discussion live or a recording after the event. Share your questions in the chat for a chance to have them asked live.

Save the Date for more Shakespeare Hour Live

  • The Matchbox Magic Flute | June 13, 2024 at 7:30pm

All dates, venues, and panelists are subject to change.

23/24 Season Archive

The Lehman Trilogy
FEB 25 | YouTube Live
Daniel Schulman, Deputy Editor of Mother Jones; New York Times best-selling author
Pamela Nadell, Historian at American University, former President of the Association for Jewish Studies
Soyica Colbert, Professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts at Georgetown University, Associate Director, STC

William E. Cain, Mary Jewett Gaiser Professor of English at Wellesley College
Yolanda Savage-Narva, Assistant Vice President of Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Union for Reform Judaism
Peter Marks, Former longtime theatre critic of The Washington Post

As You Like It
DEC 16 | YouTube Live
Chad Clark, musical artists, audio engineer, and record producer
Glenn Frankel, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author
Jennifer Linhart Wood, Assistant Professor of English, George Mason University and Managing Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Macbeth In Stride
OCT 18 | YouTube Live
Whitney White, Creator and Director of Macbeth In Stride
LeeAnét Noble, Director of Equity and Belonging, Shakespeare Theatre Company

Paula Alonso, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University
Carla Della Gatta, Visting Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Maryland
Shereen Pimentel, Eva Perón in Evita