Shakespeare Screenings at the State Library

In conjunction Australia’s Silent Film Festival, the State Library of NSW has a number of screenings of early and popular Shakespeare films coming up.

Friday 15 April: Shakespeare Silent Films performed with a live soundtrack. Tickets $30/$25 Drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm-6.15pm in Dixson Room. Films start at 6.15pm. Richard III (1912) 59 minutes and Bromo and Juliet (1926) 24 minutes

Album cover of songs from film Kiss Me Kate.In addition, there is the Shakespeare and the Silver Screen series, Sundays at 2pm:

10 April – Kiss Me Kate The Cole Porter musical adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew

17 April – Richard III The Laurence Olivier version

24 April – Chimes at Midnight The Orson Welles version of Henry IV

Tickets via the State Library website.