The Play's the Thing - Downtown


Name Email Phone
Karine Brager   608-833-7201

Each semester we read aloud and discuss 3 or 4 plays. A brief background of each play and playwright is presented by a volunteer from the group, who also leads the discussion and assigns roles. Inasmuch as we must purchase the scripts, there is a cost for materials. This semester, however, the cost will be minimal because we previously purchased 3 of the 4 scripts: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansbury, and Pygmalion by George B. Shaw.


Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Start Date

 September 28, 2017

End Date

 December 7, 2017


 High participation and/or presentation

Class Size

Class Notes

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

No class November 23.

Chronology of Plays Read in this Class (PDF)


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