In the wake of the #MeToo movement, women’s voices are stronger than ever. Yet characters like John Proctor, Henry VIII and Falstaff remind us how patriarchal societies contribute to a male sense of privilege and entitlement. Our panel examines some of the sources and costs of this behaviour.
Shereen El Feki, journalist and author
Irene Poole, this season's Katherine in Henry VIII
Jacqueline Wernimont, Distinguished Chair of Digital Humanities and Social Engagement and Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dartmouth College
Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director
Get your books signed! Shereen El Feki and Jacqueline Wernimont will sign copies of their works following the event. We’ll have copies available for purchase, or you are welcome to bring your own.
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
Wednesday Aug. 21st, 2019
Where: Avon Theatre, Stratford, 99 Downie Street MAP