Honoring the Bard’s 450th birth anniversary year, this timely panel will explore how his work challenges our modern concepts of reconciliation and forgiveness, in a world where school shootings, bullying, and acts of terrorism make the headlines with alarming frequency. Shakespeare’s magnificent understanding of human nature in all of its complexity gives us a deeper, longer view on life, and illuminates the importance of living in harmony with ourselves and each other.
George Drance, SJ, Artist in Residence at Fordham University
Louis Colaianni, author of How to Speak Shakespeare and Teacher/Coach
Rob Weinert-Kendt, Associate Editor at American Theatre
Josh Cabat, Co-founder of the New York City Student Shakespeare Festival
Moderator: Danielle Dwyer, CJ, Elements Artistic Director