Newberry Consort: The Clown—Kemp’s Jig

Date and Time: 
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Preconcert lecture, 2:30 p.m.

David Douglass, Tim Macdonald, Brandi Berry, and Jeremy Ward, violin; Steve Player, dancer, singer, guitar; Ellen Hargis, singer, guitar; Jeffrey Strauss, singer; Corey Shotwell, singer; Brandon Acker, lute, guitar

For this Shakespeare anniversary year, the Newberry Consort celebrates Elizabethan England’s street theater tradition and the career of Will Kemp—Shakespeare’s star clown—with bawdy stage jigs (mini-dramas set to popular tunes). English actor-singer-dancer extraordinaire and Kemp specialist Steve Player joins the consort’s ensemble of singers, lute, and violin band.

Tickets are $40 for the general public ($5 discount if purchased in advance) and $5 for students with valid ID.

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