Shakespeare Translation Discussion with Dr. Lou Douthit

30 Mar , 2017  


Dr. Lue Douthit

Dr. Lue Morgan Douthit, Director of Play on! 36 playwrights translate Shakespeare, will be speaking at the post-show discussion after the opening performance of The Two Noble Kinsmen on April 7, at the Babcock Theatre. The post-show discussion will include the highly debated topic of translating Shakespeare and the impact that Play on! is achieving through making Shakespeare more accessible and inclusive.

Other members of the post-show discussion will include The Two Noble Kinsmen Director, Randy Reyes and Assistant Director for Play on!, Taylor Bailey. Reyes is an alumni of the University of Utah Actor Training Program who received a College of Fine Arts Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016 and graduated from The Juilliard School Drama Division in 1999. He is currently Mu Performing Art’s Artistic Director.

The Two Noble Kinsmen is one of 39 plays to be translated into modern English for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play on! project. This play was translated by Professor Tim Slover with production dramaturgy from Alex Vermillion and Play on! project dramaturgy from Assistant Professor Martine Kei Green-Rogers. The production is directed by College of Fine Arts Distinguished Alum Randy Reyes, with Artistic Director Bill Rauch and Executive Director Cynthia Rider.

The Two Noble Kinsmen
April 7-9, and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee April 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets can be obtained by calling 801-581-7100, online at or at the Performing Arts Box Office, located at Kingsbury Hall.

Additional service fees may apply.


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