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Emory Set To Display Rare Shakespeare 'First Folio'

90.1 WABE | September 20, 2016

William Shakespeare, more than any other playwright in history, sustains an ever-expanding cultural relevance and vibrancy that lives on in classrooms, on stages and in every form of media. This is all the more impressive considering 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. Listen to the interview with Dr. Sheila Cavanagh ››

Emory University News

 Shakespeare at Emory events lead up to First Folio exhibit

EMORY REPORT | March 22, 2016

Four hundred years after William Shakespeare's death, his work continues to resonate with audiences across the globe, providing new insights into the nature of love, power and human existence. This month, Emory embarks on a yearlong focus on the man whose words changed the world. Read More ››

Theater Emory presents As You Like It

ARTS AT EMORY NEWS | March 8, 2016

In honor of Shakespeare’s First Folio’s upcoming visit to campus, Theater Emory launches into a yearlong celebration of Shakespeare with the great romantic comedy “As You Like It,” running March 31 – April 10 in the Mary Gray Munroe Theater. As one character famously asks, “Can one desire too much of a good thing?” Theater Emory tackles this question head-on with two productions running in repertory: an all-male cast directed by Tim McDonough and an all-female cast directed by Jan Akers. Read More ››

And Now, Shakespeare

EMORY MAGAZINE | Spring 2015

Emory has been designated the Georgia site for display of First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. Read More ››

Emory to Host First Shakespeare Folio

EMORY WHEEL | March 1, 2015

A copy of William Shakespeare’s “First Folio,” the first collected edition of his plays, will arrive at Emory University in 2016 and will be displayed at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, according to a Feb. 26 University press release. Read More ››

Emory to be Georgia site for Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition

EMORY REPORT | Febraury 26, 2015

Emory University has been chosen as the Georgia site for display of "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare," a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books. Read More ››