Nebraska Shakespeare is happy to announce the fifth season of Shakespeare On The Silverscreen! Join us February 18 and March 5 at The Slowdown, 729 North 14th Street, for films inspired by Shakespeare. 


Othello
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Directed and adapted by Oliver Parker
1995 123 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irene Jacob
Price: $10 per person


As You Like It
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Directed and adapted by Kenneth Branagh
2006 127 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG
Starring: Kevin Kline, David Oyelowo, Bryce Dallas Howard
Price: $10 per person


Following each On The Silverscreen film, Nebraska Shakespeare will host a discussion, featuring guest scholar, D. Scott Glasser, Chair of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Department of Theatre and Instructor for UNO's course: Shakespeare on Film: The Art of Interpretation
Topics will include the film, the history of its production, and the interpretation of Shakespeare's text.