Drew Forum 2016–2017 Season

This time around our lineup of nationally known speakers covers sports, politics, satire, show business and more.

Ticket prices are listed with each event and individual tickets can be purchased online.

We also offer three subscriptions, which can be purchased by calling the box office at 973-408-3917, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. or Sunday, 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

  • A two-event package for the In the Game series is $57
  • A three-event package for the Forum Series is $82 (Gail Collins, Jon Favreau/Dan Pfeiffer, plus a spring speaker to be announced)
  • The President's Package for five events (not including Seth Meyers) is $132.

Stayed tuned! Additional Drew Forum event details to be announced soon.

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 funded in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the support of Google.org, Vinton and Sigrid Cerf, the British Council, Stuart and Mimi Rose 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.

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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September 2016
$32

In the Game: Rob Manfred and Ira Berkow

September 8 @ 8:00 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts,
Lancaster Road, Madison, 07940
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Drew Forum’s first installment features Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball with Pulitzer Prize–winning sports journalist Ira Berkow.

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$32

The Drew Forum Presents: Gail Collins

September 27 @ 8:00 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts,
Lancaster Road, Madison, 07940
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New York Times columnist Gail Collins recounts outrageous episodes from past political eras.

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November 2016
$32

The Drew Forum Presents: Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer

November 3 @ 8:00 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts,
Lancaster Road, Madison, 07940
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Hear from Jon Favreau, former chief speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and Dan Pfeiffer, former senior White House advisor, hosts of the popular podcast, Keepin’ it 1600.

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February 2017
$45

The Drew Forum Presents: Seth Meyers

February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center,
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ
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See the Emmy Award–winning writer and current host of Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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