Colloquium on Richard II and Casting Diversity, at the Rose Theatre

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar with Global Shakespeare and Anərkē Shakespeare
March 24/25th 2018

Saturday March 24th  09.30 – 18.00

‘Political Theology and Shakespeare’s Richard II’

Richard Ashby (Royal Holloway University London): ‘Pierced to the Soul: The Sovereign Gaze in Richard II’

Thomas Cartelli (Muhlenberg University): ‘The Breath of Kings: Richard II in the Marlowe Aftermath’

Antonio Cerella (Kingston University): ‘The Sovereign Sacrifice: A Genealogy of Political Representation’

Guillaume Foulquie (University of Worcester): ‘Conceptions and Ideologies of Blood in Richard II’

Ronan Hatfull (Shakespeare Institute): ‘Hollow Crowns and Thrones: The Postmodern Celebrity Richard’

Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University London): ‘The Performance of Law’s Legitimacy in Richard II’

Edward Paleit (City University London): ‘Marlowe Never Dies: Deposing Sovereignty in Richard II’

Elena Pellone (Shakespeare Institute) and David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London):

‘Breath of Kings: Political and Theatrical Power in Richard II’

Ildiko Solti (Kingston University): ‘Power Play: The Audience as Pawn in Richard II’

David Souden (British Museum) and Richard Foster (Independent Scholar): ‘Pamela Tudor-Craig and Richard II: A Memoir’

Sunday March 25th 10.30–1.00

‘‘‘Let me Play the Lion Too’’: Casting Diversity in Shakespeare’

Actors from Anərkē Shakespeare: ‘Gender and race-blind casting, and working without a director’

Anthony Howard: ‘The British Black and Asian Shakespeare Project’

Martin Wiggins: ‘Shakespeare’s Original Practice Without a Director’

‘Richard II’ performed by Anərkē Shakespeare in the Rose Studio on March 24 @ 2pm & 7pm; March 25 @ 2pm

Register for all or part of this free seminar and performance
at the Rose Theatre Kingston
24-26 High Street, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 1HL
Box Office (10.00 – 18.00) 020 8174 0090 /