SHAKESPEARE’S VENETIAN PLAYS: RACE, RELIGION AND SEXUALITY IN OTHELLO AND THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
September 13th at 18:30 to September 15th at 13:30
Both plays feature outsiders due to religion, race, social status, gender or orientation. 400 years on, such issues are still topical. Join us to discuss Shakespeare’s exploration of such themes – and why Venice is the backdrop.
Clare Smout (W. Midlands www.highamhall.com/clare-smout)
Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166