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Elm Shakespeare Company’s Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare by Tina Packer

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - May 18 @ 9:30 pm

John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, 501 Crescent St
New Haven, 06515

Funny, fierce, deep and accessible, Tina Packer’s Women of Will is the bonus content to Shakespeare’s plays that you have been searching for. Master Shakespearean, Tina Packer directs Elm Artistic Director Rebecca Goodheart – deconstructing and conjuring William Shakespeare’s most famous female characters in this exciting first production since Packer’s nationally acclaimed off-Broadway run and international tour.

Use code BOGO May 16-18 for discounted tickets!

A combination of riveting scenes and trenchant analysis, Tina Packer’s Women of Will explores themes of love, loss, freedom, control, violence, and power through the heroines of Shakespeare’s text. Using performance and discussion, Packer/Goodheart, with ace actor Nigel Gore, trace the chronological evolution of Shakespeare’s female characters, and examine Shakespeare’s own journey and growth as a writer.


May 16 @ 7:30 pm
May 18 @ 9:30 pm
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