2019 Shakespeare Lecture | Taking Ownership: Stratford’s Jonathan Goad talks acting, directing, and playing with Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 18:00to19:30
Chancellor Day Hall Moot Court, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a wonderful evening with one of Canada's premiere theatre personalities, Jonathan Goad as he delivers the 2019 annual Shakespeare Lecture. His recent Stratford acting credits include the roles of Henry VIII, Brutus and Hamlet. In 2019, he directed Stratford's production of The Crucible. 

Presented in partnership with the Stratford Festival.

This lecture is full to capacity. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email rsvp.libraries [at] mcgill.ca. Thank you.


Acting and directing credits

2019: Director of The Crucible. King Henry VIII in Henry VIII. 15th season. Stratford: To Kill a Mockingbird, Hamlet, The Alchemist, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Pentecost, Phèdre, The Music Man, King John, Pericles, Orpheus Descending, Henry IV, Henry VI, Fiddler on the Roof, As You Like It, Fuente Ovejuna, Julius Caesar, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Bartholomew Fair, The Brothers Karamazov. Elsewhere: A Whistle in the Dark, Speaking in Tongues (Company Theatre); Our Class, The Laramie Project (Studio 180); King Lear (Soulpepper); Arcadia (Theatre Junction). Directing: John by Annie Baker (Company Theatre). Film/TV: Reign, Alias Grace, Dark Matter, Dorsal, Nikita, Republic of Doyle, Heartland, Murdoch Mysteries, Unnatural History, Othello, Rookie Blue. Training: NTS, Birmingham Conservatory, University of Waterloo, Banff Centre. Teaching: NTS, Fanshawe College. 

Image credit: Jonathan Goad as King Henry VIII and Irene Poole as Queen Katherine in Henry VIII. Photography by Emily Cooper

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