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Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Upcoming Events

July 2018

Shakespeare in the Land of Lincoln – Symposium

Date:
Saturday, July 14th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you know that Abraham Lincoln has many connections to the Bard? Scholars have studied how our nation’s 16th president drew upon Shakespeare’s writings. In celebration of our state's bicentennial, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival presents a ground-breaking symposium that explores the ties between these two legendary figures. Presented in partnership with Bloomington-Normal's Lincoln's Festival on Route 66 and Looking for Lincoln, Inc. Dates and Speakers July 14, 2 p.m.: James M. Cornelius, Ph.D. curator, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library &…