400: The Shakespeare Feast - The Tragedy of King Richard II
Join us for dinner, drinks, and Shakespeare from page to stage as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing. Six brief play readings are preceded by a special buffet dinner/brunch at the historic and elegant Memphis Hunt & Polo Club. Some of your favorite TSC actors return to the Club stage to act the plays from Shakespeare’s First Folio. The cash bar will be open. Your inclusive ticket (except for bar) is $57. Attire: business casual/cocktail.
The Tragedy of King Richard II
directed by Stephanie Shine
Thursday, October 29
6:00-9:00 pm with dinner buffet
The Memphis Hunt and Polo Club
Host Members: Margaret and Owen Tabor
650 S. Shady Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120
Marking the beginning of the Wars of the Roses, the tragedy has been inflammatory, given to political censorship, and always highly praised for possessing some of the most beautiful passages in the canon. Is Richard a tragic king or an incompetent leader?