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Mystic Seaport Museum’s “Arts on the Quad” Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers
August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mystic Seaport Museum’s “Arts on the Quad” Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers will be held on Saturday, August 11th. Dr. Steve Mentz will discuss Shakespeare and the sea, including scenes that Flock Theatre will present. Dr. Mentz teaches Shakespeare, literary theory, and maritime literature at St. John’s University and is the author of At the Bottom of Shakespeare’s Ocean, among other books.
“Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers” in the Stillman Building will be free and open to the public between 5 and 8 p.m.
At 6:30, Flock Theatre returns to Arts on the Quad with a medley of nautically-themed Shakespeare scenes. Based in New London, and the resident theater company at Mitchell College, Flock Theatre is one of the most adventurous classical theater companies in New England. Working with the timeless words of Shakespeare, Moliere, Sophocles, and more modern classics, Flock Theatre is dedicated to creating original, collaborative, and educational theater.
- Admission: $10 suggested donation
- Speakers start at 5:30 p.m.
- Performances start at 6:30 p.m.
Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing. This summer the series hosts a variety of speakers and activities paired with live performances that celebrate the Museum’s diverse exhibitions. You’re invited to bring your own picnic and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar and concession snacks will be available. Visitors will have access to the featured gallery for the evening. Please park in North Lot and enter via the Thompson Exhibition Building. In the event of rain, performances will take place in a covered location on the Museum grounds. Rain location seating is limited and on a first-come first-served basis.
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