The works of William Shakespeare are beautifully written but many aren’t aware of how much fun they are to read and to act. The Writing Journey, the writing group associated with the Naperville region of National Novel Writing Month, has scheduled this session in the Woodridge Public Library for folks to come out to read-through (no memorization required!) one of Shakespeare’s works. Everyone old enough to read Shakespeare is welcome to join us –everyone present will have at least some part in the work (and maybe two or three parts).
No experience or preparation is needed though it can be helpful to watch some of the free performances of the plays beforehand. What do you need to bring? A book or e-book (many are available online or free) of the play we will be performing. If you have a tablet or e-book reader, this works very well. The library also has many Shakespeare books that can be checked out. What should you expect? Reading Shakespeare and acting out scenes is a lot of fun (and sometimes funny). This is a great way to spend an afternoon stretching your boundaries a little and making new friends. Recharge your creative batteries by trying something that Joss Whedon does with his friends.