2008 Itinerary


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Monday, May 12
Flight from Charlotte to London Gatwick

Tuesday, May 13
Train to King's Cross Station to visit Platform 9 3/4
Train to York
Dinner at YHA Hostel in York                       

Wednesday, May 14                  
Walking tour of York & Yorkminster Cathedral
Lecture on the Wars of the Roses
Visit to Richard III Museum

Thursday, May 15
Lecture on medieval acting troupes by Kate Bakewell
Performance of a scene from Everyman at the Guildhall by Christina Hardin and James Ward
Lecture on mystery play cycles
Performance of a scene from Noah and his Sons in the Shambles by Brian Seagroves and Laura Williams
Lecture on dramatic language
Performance of Patient No. 1 at the York Theatre Royal

Friday, May 16
Train from York to Stratford-upon-Avon
Performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Royal Shakespeare Company

Saturday, May 17
The Tudors and the challenges of Elizabeth I lecture
Tour of Kenilworth Castle
Performance of a scene from Edward IIat Kenilworth by Brandy Cantrell, James Houston, and Amy Stein

Sunday, May 18
Tour of Lord Leycester's Hospital in Warwick
Performance of a scene from Merchant of Veniceat Lord Leycester's by Kate Bakewell and Kat Chaffin
Visit to St. Mary's Church
Visit to Warwick Castle

Monday, May 19
Tour of Shakespeare's birthplace and other historic sites in Stratford-upon-Avon
Performance of The Merchant of Venice at Royal Shakespeare Company

Tuesday, May 20
Train from Stratford to Bath
Wander around the Georgian city of Bath

Wednesday, May 21
Tour of Fashion Museum
Visit to the Roman Baths

Thursday, May 22
Visit to Stonehenge
Train from Bath to London
Visit to Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square

Friday, May 23
Lesson for 11 year old students at Dunraven School by Jordan Westra, Ashley Childers, and Christina Hardin
Visit to National Gallery

Saturday, May 24
Walking tour of Royal London and Westminster Abbey
Visit to Whitehall Banqueting House with lecture on Stuart masques by James Houston
Lecture on dramatic characters
Performance of The City at Royal Court Theatre

Sunday, May 25
Visit to the Tower of London (optional)
Performance of Footsbarn's Shakespeare Party at Shakespeare's Globe (optional)
Visit to Tate Modern (optional)

Monday, May 26
Lecture on plot structure
Visit to Hampton Court Palace
Performance of a scene from Midsummer Night's Dream by Ashley Childers, Audra LaMontagne, and Jordan Westra
Performance of God of Carnage at the Gielgud Theatre

Tuesday, May 27
Free day

Wednesday, May 28
Performance workshop and tour at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Tour of Shakespeare's Globe exhibition

Thursday, May 29
Visit Collaborators exhibition on British theatre design at V&A Museum
Design workshop at V&A Museum
Performance of Contractions at Royal Court Theatre

Friday, May 30
New play development workshop at Royal Court Theatre
Final group dinner at the Freemason's Arms

Saturday, May 31
Packing and preparing to leave

Sunday, June 1
Flight from London Gatwick to Charlotte

 

 

 

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