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ESU Talk: Shakespeare the family man?

  • The English-Speaking Union 144 East 39th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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William Shakespeare was a son, a husband, a father, an actor, a poet, a dramatist, a collaborator…and a businessman. Darren Freebury-Jones explores Shakespeare’s legacy by charting his life in a largely chronological arrangement, from birth to death in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Simon Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Earl of Kerry

Darren Freebury-Jones is a lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon. He has taught at the Shakespeare Centre in the TLab program for The English-Speaking Union. His 2016 doctoral thesis examined Thomas Kyd’s influence on Shakespeare’s early work.

Presented by the English Speaking Union of New York


St. George’s Society members receive ESU Member price — $5 OFF!

For more information, please contact Ed Mohylowski at or 212-818-1200, ext. 218.

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