Presented by British Council and the National Library Board.
Shakespeare Lives is a global programme of events and activities celebrating William Shakespeare’s work on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Together with the National Library Board, we would like to invite you to experience the world of Shakespeare at the Public Libraries! Come and discover the life and works of the bard at our "Letters to Shakespeare" exhibition, performances, talks and more!
The "Letters to Shakespeare" Exhibition will be travelling to the following libraries:
15 March – 15 May: library@esplanade
19 May – 19 June: Central Public Library
23 June – 23 July: Marine Parade Public Library
27 July – 29 August: Clementi Public Library
2 September – 29 September: Woodlands Regional Library
Time: Library Opening Hours
Presented by British Council and the Arts House.
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Shakespeare Lives in Film is a showcase of six classic adaptations of the Bard’s work. Featuring Laurence Olivier’s Academy Award winning performance as Hamlet and the groundbreaking casting of Laurence Fishburne as Othello, the first major cinematic production of the work to cast an African-American in the title role, these landmark performances are not to be missed by fans and neophytes.
Dates: 20 - 24 April 2016
Venue: Screening Room, The Arts House
Tickets: $10, concessions @ $7 available at www.bytes.sg or at the box office
The Arts House Box Office
1 Old Parliament Lane
T: 6332 6919
Presented by the British Council GREAT Lecture Series In collaboration with University of Warwick and SMU
An insight into the representation of English law through the plays of Shakespeare using Henry IV, Part 2 as a model. This lecture will provide a clear idea of Shakespeare’s portrayal of England, and the way in which law and the state developed during the period in which the play was written.
Date: 4 April 2016
Time: 6 - 8.30 PM
Venue: Auditorium, Singapore Management University
Free Admission. Pre-register online at www.britishcouncil.sg/events
Auditorium, Singapore Management University