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 using an integrated approach which allows everyone to participate. A brief background of each play and playwright is presented by a volunteer from the group. This semester we’ll read Tartuffe by Moliere, The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare, The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, and Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie.


Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Start Date

 March 1, 2018

End Date

 May 3, 2018


 High participation and/or presentation

Class Size

Class Notes

Please contact the Coordinator before the first class meeting about enrollment status. Some popular courses may have a waiting list. 

Chronology of Plays Read in this Class (PDF)


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