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Tickets for Valerie Jarrett and Nikki Haley can be purchased from The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, 973-408-3917, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets for all events held at Drew University are general admission. Tickets for William Barber, Roz Pelles and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove are free, but registration is required; register here.

*Plus $6 handling fee per order.

All events are held in the Concert Hall of the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts unless otherwise noted. You may reach the Concert Hall box office at drew.edu/boxoffice or 973-408-3176.

Lectures, panels and workshops covering a wide range of topics in history, pop culture, literature and education.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Students, faculty and theatre professionals showcase their talents in an eclectic mix of modern performances.

Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for Drew students, unless otherwise indicated. For ticket reservations, email keanboxoffice@drew.edu. Questions? Call Drew’s box office at 973-408-3030.

Visual Arts

All visual art exhibits are held at the Korn Gallery of the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, unless otherwise noted. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday, 12:30 to 4 p.m., select weekends and by appointment. For information, visit drew.edu/korngallery or call 973-408-3758.

Writers@Drew events are co-sponsored by the Casement Fund and the English Department and are always free.

First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare is a national travelling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

The exhibition is produced in association with the American Library Association and Cincinnati Museum Center and is funded in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor and the generous support of Google.org, Lord Browne of Madingley, Vinton and Sigrid Cerf, the British Council, Stuart and Mimi Rose, Albert and Shirley Small and other generous donors.

First Folio, which was assembled in 1623, seven years after Shakespeare’s death, includes 36 of his plays—18 of which had never before been published. Without it, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, As You Like It, The Tempest and more could have been lost. The book will travel to all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. The exhibition, which also includes panels and digital content, exclusively features First Folios from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., whose collection of 82 First Folios is the largest in the world.

Folger Shakespeare Library selected Drew as the sole exhibitor in New Jersey because of its renowned theatre program, wealth of Shakespeare courses and nexus with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, which is based on Drew’s 186-acre campus. The book will arrive in late September and be displayed from Oct. 6 through Oct. 30 on the first floor of Mead Hall, with a bevvy of daily programming around it.

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare appears courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Books in the Time of Shakespeare is supported in part by the Delmas Foundation.

Exhibit Hours: Tuesday to Friday 4-8 p.m. and weekends 12-8 p.m.

Group Tours: For information on tours for groups up to 60, such as from schools, contact hryan@drew.edu or 973-408-3702.

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Counterpoint in Motion

September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

| 35*

Bridget Kibbey, Harp

A da Camera Concert presented by Drew University; pre-concert chat 7:15 p.m.

$35 general admission, *$15 educational discount with ID

According to the New York Times, harpist Bridget Kibbey “… makes it seems as though the instrument had been waiting all its life to explode with the energetic figures and gorgeous colors she was getting from it.” Bridget brings a unique program of harp music that takes the listener on a journey through the decades. This program is a romp through the evolving sound of the harp—Renaissance Merulo; Baroque Bach; Romantic Chopin and Dvorak; 20th-Century Britten and Paquito d’Rivera; to 21st-Century Barros/Meza from Colombia. Called the “Yo-Yo Ma of the harp,” by Vogue’s Senior Editor Corey Seymour, Bridget Kibbey is a winner of a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, a Salon de Virtuosi SONY Recording Grant, the only harpist to win a place in the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Bowers Program and the Juilliard School’s Peter Mennin Prize for Artistic Excellence and Leadership. Bridget has fast gained a reputation for her diverse, energetic programming that spans the baroque, French masterworks, and rhythmic migration in South America.

Details

Date:
September 28, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
35*
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Venue

Dorothy Young Center for the Arts – The Concert Hall
Lancaster Road, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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