CBU Boardmore Playhouse Celebrates 40th Anniversary Lecture Series

To celebrate 40 years of groundbreaking, artistic and academic accomplishments in theatre, CBU Boardmore Theatre, in conjunction with the School of Arts and Social Sciences, present a lecture series like no other. The series begins on Thursday, January 20 at 1 p.m. with The Problem with Shakespeare. Presented by Todd Pettigrew, Associate Professor of English, the lecture focuses on the moral problems that Shakespeare poses.

“I expect this series will be well praised because it brings something different to the stage,” says Todd Hiscock, CBU Boardmore Playhouse. “The lectures combine, discussion, play, song and dance. It’s really exciting, gets people thinking and is all entertainment.”

The lecture series runs until March 17 with presentations on a variety of topics from Pinter and the Obscenities of Power and Original Writing and The Fight Against Deadly Theatre. Other lecturers include Richard Keshen, Professor of Philosophy; Bruce Cathcart, Theatre Director, CBU Boardmore Playhouse; and Rod Nicholls, Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences.

“We encourage all members of the community to join us at the Boardmore for a rousing look at our theatre through the past four decades,” he says.

Lecture schedule:

The Problem with Shakespeare
Thursday, January 20, 1 p.m.

Pinter and the Obscenities of Power
Thursday, February 10, 1 p.m.

Broadway at the Boardmore
Thursday, March 3, 1 p.m.

Original Writing & the Fight Against Deadly Theatre
Thursday, March 17, 1 p.m.

For more information visit www.cbu.ca/boardmore.