Nov. 22: Brooklyn Public Library In Association With The Public Theater Presents “A Thousand Dreadful Things: Shakespeare and the Fear of Black Vengeance” Featuring Ron Cephas Jones and William Jackson Harper 

Stephanie Roth Haberle and Ron Cephas Jones in “Titus Andronicus,” a Public Theater production directed by Michael Sexton in New York. Photo by Joan Marcus

On Sunday, November 22nd at 7pm EST, Brooklyn Public Library in association with The Public Theater are presenting A look at Aaron the Moor from Titus Andronicus,  the presentation of Blackness, and the question of vengeance on Shakespeare’s stage. Featuring conversation and readings from the plays by Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us), who played Aaron at The Public Theater, William Jackson Harper (The Good Place), and Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence Ayanna Thompson, director of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America. Co-presented by The Public Theater.

Please register for this free Zoom event. Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event. Click here to RSVP.

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