West Hartford Public Library and the Capital Classics Theatre Company team up to bring you the Shakespeare Book Club. Join Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan in discussions of Shakespeare’s great works of theatrical literature.
The discussions will focus on literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.
The Shakespeare Book Club usually gathers in the Library Meeting Room of the Noah Webster Library, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm on the first Monday of the month.
No registration is needed to attend. The Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own covered beverage or quiet snack to the meeting room.
Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket will be validated in the Library Meeting Room before the film and/or discussion.
Special Added Discussion: Love's Labour's Lost
June 5, Mon. at 7PM Noah Webster Library Meeting Room
Note: There is no accompanying film being shown prior to this discussion.
Geoffrey Sheehan is currently a professor of Theatre Arts at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport where he also serves as the Theatre Arts Program Coordinator. Prior to his work at HCC, Geoffrey taught theatre in many Connecticut schools and youth programs. Geoffrey is also the co-founder and Artistic Associate with Capital Classics Theatre Company, home of the Capital Classics Shakespeare Festival produced every summer on the campus of the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, CT. Geoffrey has recently directed The Winter’s Tale; Macbeth; The Comedy of Errors; and A Midsummer Night's Dream. On stage, he appeared as Malvolio in Twelfth Night, King of France in All’s Well That Ends Well, Prospero in The Tempest and Richard in Richard III. Geoffrey has also worked and performed for many of the area's professional companies including Hartford Stage Company, City Stage of Springfield, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Film Fest New Haven where he worked with artists such as Dan Lauria, Mark Lamos, Marion McClinton, and Reggie Montgomery. Geoffrey received his B.FA. in Drama from UCONN and his M.A.L.S. in Theatre from Wesleyan University.