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Shakespeare Workshops & Performances, Friday, September 12



 Shakespeare From Page to Stage Adult Workshop, Friday, September 12, 2:00 PM

Shakespeare's text offers an amazing world of secret meanings and delights in every line and every word, which directly informs how it is performed. Come discover the richness found in Shakespeare's verse, and find a deeper connection with Macbeth to prepare yourself for the spookiest performance experience following the workshop.
This 55-minute interactive discussion led by the actors of Brown Box Theatre is free but limited to 35 participants. Pre-registration is required either through the library website or by calling the library during regular business hours. Participants should read “Macbeth” prior to the workshop.

Shakespeare in the Park, Stango Park, Fri, Sept 12, 7:30 PM

Brown Box Theatre Project presents its 4th annual Free Shakespeare at the Beach: MACBETH. Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog: Shakespeare’s spellbinding vision of ambition, treachery, mystery, and magic will be conjured up on the Stango Stage next to the Library on Friday, September 12 at 7:30 pm. In this free outdoor performance, join us to witness the rise and fall of Macbeth, the renowned war hero who murders and usurps his rightful king after a fateful encounter with a trio of infernal witches.

This engagement of Brown Box Theatre Project is made possible through the Delaware Special Presenters Initiative program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Delaware Division of the Arts, and by the Friends of the Lewes Public Library.

Shakespeare: From Page to Stage Teen Workshop, Friday, September 12, 3:30 PM

Take the stage and experience the magnificence of performing Shakespeare! If you identity as a young artist, athlete, poet, comedian, actor, magician, or imaginator then come join us as we tackle parts of one of Shakespeare's spookiest plays, Macbeth.
This 55-minute interactive workshop led by actors of the Brown Box Theatre is free but limited to 25 participants ages 12 - 17. Pre-registration is required either through the library website or by calling the library during regular business hours. Participants should read “Macbeth” prior to the workshop.

Community Carnival - Saturday, September 13, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kick-off for the community phase of the campaign to fund the new library.  Sponsored by the Greater Lewes Foundation, the family-style carnival will include hayrides, a magician, a balloon artist, band performance by the Shockley Brothers, free carnival games with prizes, face painting, and a “Frozen” bounce house. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from Old World Breads, Savannah’s Deli & Grille, and 2 Dips Ice Cream.
Howard Schroeder Original Art Exhibit - Saturday, September 20, 11 AM - 3 PM, Inn at Canal Square, Lewes
  The children of Delaware legend Howard Schroeder are donating 37 never before seen Schroeder drawings, sketches and paintings for an exhibit and sale to benefit construction of the new Lewes Public Library.  The paintings will be on display at the Inn at Canal Square on Saturday, September 20 from 11 am – 3 pm. This event is sponsored by the Greater Lewes Foundation

Book Discussion & Author Chat, Monday, September 29, 6:00 PM

PFLAG – Rehoboth Beach, in association with the Library, and with generous donations from Browseabout Books and AfterEllen.com, will host an Author Chat and Book Discussion on “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Library.  Local teens who participate in the National Coalition Against Censorship essay contest on the book are invited to read their submitted work from 6:00 – 6:30 PM. From 6:30 – 7:30 PM author emily m. danforth will join the discussion via Skype to participate in a moderated Q & A session. Questions for Ms. danforth must be submitted in advance to the Library. Questions may be dropped off at the Library or sent to the Library’s email at lewes.library@gmail.com. The book discussion will begin at 7:30 PM following the Author Chat and will conclude at 8:30 PM.

A limited number of copies of the book are available for check out at the Lewes Public Library; additional copies may be purchased at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth. Due to space restrictions, registration for this event is required and seating is limited. A select number of seats have been reserved for teens who want to attend. Any interested community member may sign up for the event at the Lewes Public Library Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 302-645-2733. Early sign-ups are encouraged.

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