Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation - Live!
When: Fri 4 May 2012, 18.30 - 20.00
Where: Conference Centre, British Library
Price: £7.50 / £5 concessions
How did Shakespeare sound to the audiences of the day?
Ben Crystal, together with actors from the company formed for the new British Library Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation CD, offer us a rare chance to hear new meanings uncovered, new jokes revealed and poetic effects enhanced.
Ben Crystal is an actor and writer. His workshops develop fresh approaches to acting Shakespeare and are delivered all round the world. In 2011 he played Hamlet in the first Original Pronunciation production of the play for 400 years with the Nevada Repertory Company.