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Shakespeare 2016! Continues Dec. 9-11 and Jan. 24

— by on December 7th, 2015

The three-night run of “Dancers Create…” on Dec. 9, 10 and 11 continues Washington and Lee’s year-long celebration of the 400 years of Shakespeare in theatre, music, dance, art and scholarship.

Choreographed and performed by students in W&L’s Dance Program, this showcase of dances will feature works that are Shakespeare or Elizabethan themed in celebration of W&L’s Shakespeare 2016! programming.

Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9, 10 and 11, in the Keller Theater of the Lenfest Center at W&L. Tickets are $5.

On Jan. 24, Gregory Parker, W&L professor of music and baritone, will present songs and arias based on the works of Shakespeare, accompanied by pianist W&L Professor Timothy Gaylard.

The performance will be at 3 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center, W&L. No tickets are required.

Organized by English professor Hank Dobin, Shakespeare 2016! events focused on or related to Shakespeare and his legacy will continue on campus through next April 2016. A complete description can be found online at www.wlu.edu/shakespeare-2016. For more information, contact Dobin at 540-458-8113.