First Tuesday of each month!
6:45 – 8:30pm
Upstart Crow Bookstore and Coffeehouse
Seaport Village, 835 West Harbor Drive, Downtown San Diego, CA 92101
(PUBLIC EVENT – FREE ADMISSION)
A free open reading of the best scenes from Shakespeare starring…YOU!!
Join us on the first Tuesday of every month, same venue and time each month. Join in the reading or just come along for the fun and interactive listening experience in a great bookstore/coffee house setting. Grab a latte and perhaps a sticky bun and away we go.
January 1st, Henry VI Part Three - Rupert Essinger directing
February 5th, Henry VI Part Three (continued) - Rupert Essinger directing
March 5th, Read Anything You Like By Anyone - Nazish Karim directing
April 2nd, Mercutio, King of Cats by Christopher R - Christopher R directing
May 7th, The Merry Wives Of Winsdor - Kim Keeline directing
June 4th, Best scenes from King Lear - Tom Haine directing
July 2nd, Best scenes from King Lear (continued) - Tom Haine directing
August 6th, Shakespeare’s great roles for women - Sophie Sprowle directing
September 3rd, Measure For Measure – Cherie Peacock directing
October 1st, Measure For Measure (continued) - Cherie Peacock directing
November 5th, As You Like It - Jack Winans directing
December 3rd, Twelfth Night - Christopher R directing
Informal cafe style seating. 15 minute intermission half way through at 7:30 pm. Come and go as you please. No need to stay for whole reading. A few extra texts are provided but please bring your own copy of the text or a complete works if you can, or buy your copy in the shop!
This reading series is organized by Rupert Essinger. Rupert is from Leicester, England (the mythical burial place of King Lear) and loves to help make Shakespeare accessible. Parts are assigned at the beginning of each scene so everyone who wants to can read. Questions, suggestions, or if you are interested in directing a reading, contact Rupert (click here). See you there!