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Texas Wesleyan history students get a lesson in Tudor Theatre

09.16.2021 | By:

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 14, lines from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream could be heard echoing across the Kay Granger Mall as a group of Texas Wesleyan players performed a scene from next month’s Theatre Wesleyan production of the comedy.  

The scene was performed for students in a Tudor-Stuart History class who were examining the Elizabethan and Jacobean culture of seventeenth-century England. After the performance, theatre professor Dr. Connie Whitt-Lambert spoke to the students about the evolution of religious plays and theatre in Tudor England and answered student questions.

To learn more about the Texas Wesleyan History Program, visit the history program's Webpage.

To find out about the upcoming Theatre Wesleyan production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, visit the upcoming performances page.