Jacobean Indoor Playing Symposium
London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College, Saturday 4th February 2012 – 10.00 – 18.30
Following the announcement by Shakespeare’s Globe of their plans to construct an Indoor Jacobean Theatre on the London Bankside, the London Shakespeare Centre invites you to a one day symposium on recent research in to the London theatres and their cultural, architectural and political contexts.
Panels include papers on repertory, audience, costume and lighting in the indoor theatres, on Inigo Jones at the Queen’s House and Somerset House, and discussion of the Globe’s Indoor Jacobean Theatre Project.
Booking is now open (£25 waged/£15 unwaged), please click on the following link
For any queries please email: London Shakespeare Centre.
10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:30 Welcome and introduction to IJT project
10:45 Panel 1 – Indoor Playing
12:30 Panel 2 – The Queens House
13:45 Panel 3 – Geopolitics of Playing
15:05 Panel 4 – Engineering spectacle: Inigo Jones’ past and present performance at Somerset House
15:50 Coffee break
17:20 Panel 5 – The Indoor Jacobean Theatre Project
18:20 Closing remarks