Wednesday, January 16 at 7 p.m.

As the New Year begins, join Emily Bryan, Shakespeare Scholar and Director of Education for Shakespeare on the Sound, in a lively discussion of some favorite Shakespearean moments as she provides insight into some of the most riveting transformations that take place in Shakespeare's plays and characters.

Bring your favorite Shakespearean text on your idea of Transformation as well (2 lines, 10 lines, a scene or a sonnet) and we will invite you to share and open up discussion about the moments that stand out most for you!

Emily Bryan is a Darien native and a former Shakespeare professor. She has taught at Dominican College, West Point, Northwestern and Brown. Prior to writing her dissertation on the lives of boy actors on the Shakespearean stage, Emily worked for the Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival as the assistant to the Executive Producer and as a Casting Assistant. She has also worked as a dramaturg for the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and gave pre-show lectures for the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. MA, The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-Upon-Avon; PhD, Northwestern.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).