The Play's the Thing


Name Email Phone
Karine Brager   608-833-7201

Each semester we read and discuss 3 or 4 plays using reader’s theater format - an integrated approach which allows everyone to participate. A brief background of each play and playwright is presented by a volunteer from the group. Since we must purchase the scripts, there is a small cost (as yet undetermined) for materials. This semester we’ll read Arms and the Man by G. B. Shaw, Twelve Angry Men by R. Rose & S. Sergel, and either The Rivals or The Critic, by Richard Sheridan. Please join us if you like to read out loud (or think you might).


Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Start Date

 February 25, 2016

End Date

 April 28, 2016


 High participation and/or presentation

Class Size


Class notes

To enroll, contact the Coordinator before the first class meeting. 

Chronology of Plays Read in this Class (PDF)

List of Plays Read, Alphabetical  by Author (PDF)


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