Drew Forum 2018–2019 Season

This season’s roster of acclaimed headliners is sure to spark thought-provoking and spirited discussion among attendees. Presenters include a Pulitzer Prize–winning author and two high-profile newscasters and commentators.

Tickets can be purchased from The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, 973-408-3917, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tickets for all events are general admission.

These Drew Forum speakers are generously supported by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

Ticket prices are listed with each event and range from $32 to $75.* They may be purchased from The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey online or by calling 973-408-3917.

*Plus $6 handling fee per order.

Co-sponsored by The Casement Fund and the English department, the Writers@Drew reading series hosts a variety of published authors, who recite excerpts from their works for the Drew community throughout the academic year. The list of previous guest authors includes Drew alumni/ae, faculty, poets and fiction/nonfiction writers, such as Priscilla Becker, William Giraldi, Kathleen Graber, Phil Kay, Collum McCann, Sean Nevin, Patrick Phillips, Kevin Prufer, Jacqueline Woodson and Courtney Zoffness. At the end of the spring semester, the Drew Student Writing Prize winners read their award winning poetry and prose for the Drew community.

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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Drew Forum Presents In The Game: Keith Hernandez With Ira Berkow

November 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

| $32

General Seating: $32*
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Two-time World Series champion Keith Hernandez talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning sports journalist Ira Berkow. Hernandez, considered one of the best first-basemen ever, was a star with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1970s and early 1980s and a key figure in the rebirth of the New York Mets in the ‘80s, culminating in the team’s last world championship, in 1986.

A thinking man’s player, Hernandez was as adept at pouncing on bunts to get the lead runner as cracking a New York Times crossword puzzle. He is also a student of       history, particularly the Civil War, having read countless books on the subject and visited battle sites.

Today, Hernandez is a broadcaster for SNY, providing commentary on Mets games. This fall, he joined Fox Sports as a studio analyst for postseason games. What’s more, he is working on an autobiography: in the spring, Little Brown & Co. is expected to publish I’m Keith Hernandez.

Sponsored by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

*Plus $6 handling fee per order. All seating is general admission.

Students, faculty and staffers: with a valid Drew ID, you can purchase a limited number of discounted tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Please purchase tickets in cash and in person at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey box office on campus. Tickets are limited to two per person.


November 14, 2017
8:00 pm
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