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Join the Shakespeare Club for a special Bloomsday reading on June 16 at noon!

James Joyce

James Joyce in 1915 (Photo by C. Ruf, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.)

The UCOP Shakespeare Club meets intermittently to do a cold reading of a Shakespeare play — aspiring to boil down all swashbuckling and soliloquizing to one hour.

Since June 16 is officially Bloomsday — a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually in Dublin — the club is taking a departure from their regularly scheduled Shakespeare to read from James Joyce’s “Ulysses” (which may include some fun Shakespearean references). The reading will take place on Wednesday, June 16, at noon, and will be led by Bernadette Scully. The script will be screen-shared.

No preparation is necessary. Just show up, virtually — we wouldn’t want a plague on both our houses!

Join us

What: The Shakespeare Club presents “Bloomsday”
When: Wednesday, June 16, from 12-1 p.m.
Meeting ID: 510 987 9986

For questions regarding the event, contact Nicola Gruen.

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