Uncovering Shakespeare

Just in time for William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, the Foundation of Wayne Community College is offering a four-class series on the English poet, playwright, and actor.

“Shakespeare Uncovered: For Those Who Know the Bard Well and Those Who Don’t” will be held at 7 p.m. on April 7, 14, and 28, and May 5. Location is Room 101 in the Walnut Building.

Margaret Boothe Baddour will lead participants through three programs from the PBS-TV series “Shakespeare Uncovered” to study Shakespeare’s society in his time and the present. Topics will include the tragedy of “Macbeth,” the history in “Henry V,” and the comedy of “The Tempest.” The class will discuss the bard’s insights into human nature and try to answer the big question that runs through each play: What does it mean to be a leader? The series will conclude with a celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday.

Pre-registration is required by calling (919) 739-7017 and leaving the participant’s name, phone number and course title or going to https://foundation.waynecc.edu/AH-Events. The registration fee is $20 per individual and $35 for couples.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (919) 739-7007 or awnorthington@waynecc.edu.

The college encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing accommodation or having questions about access, please contact the Foundation at (919) 739-7007 or awnorthington@waynecc.edu. Allow sufficient time to arrange accommodations.

This event is one of many “Arts and Humanities” activities offered to the community by the Foundation of Wayne Community College. For information on other programs, go to www.waynecc.edu/foundation/arts-and-humanities.

The Foundation of Wayne Community College is a non-profit organization that works to broaden the base of community support for educational opportunities at the college. The Foundation assisted WCC students with 363 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year. It also provides funding for innovative campus projects and employee recognition, and cultural programs such as this one for the community.

Wayne Community College is a public, two-year college with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, it serves 15,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 100 college credit programs.

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