IN PERSON! "The Darling Buds of May" - Shakespeare - Life, Sonnets & Soliloquies

Code: MT31202

Dates: May 12, 2021

Meets: 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Porch

Course Fee: $45.00

There are 2 openings remaining at this time.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called ‘England’s National Poet’ and nicknamed the ‘Bard of Avon’. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Come experience the beauty, power and passion of his poetry and prose as Dr. Covington performs romantic and captivating excerpts from some of his most famous sonnets and plays – in this tour-de-force presentation in full Renaissance costume, including visually stunning period music & dance clips.
Fee: $45.00

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Creutzburg Porch

Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated cultural historian and classically trained stage actor. He is the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies.  He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a show in true “that’s entertainment” style.  He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture performances. He has performed for many historical and cultural organizations and also served as a tour guide for houses on the historical register. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer.  His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!



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