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"Lady Macbeth and Ophelia: Beyond Drowning and Sleep-walking"

The mental undoings of Lady Macbeth and Ophelia, one power-hungry and the other pushed around, have inspired performances and interpretations far and wide. But what makes these characters so intriguing? In the lecture “Lady Macbeth and Ophelia: Beyond Drowning and Sleep-walking,” Shakespeare expert Cris Busato Smith investigates the women and...
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The mental undoings of Lady Macbeth and Ophelia, one power-hungry and the other pushed around, have inspired performances and interpretations far and wide. But what makes these characters so intriguing? In the lecture “Lady Macbeth and Ophelia: Beyond Drowning and Sleep-walking,” Shakespeare expert Cris Busato Smith investigates the women and the particular footholds they've secured in popular culture. Changing Hands, 6428 South McClintock Drive in Tempe, is the spot to delve deeper into their stories at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit www.changinghands.com.


Tue., Jan. 27, 7 p.m., 2015
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