past event

Sharing Shakespeare: King Henry VI, Part 1

Back by popular demand, the Aspen Institute presents the Sharing Shakespeare Series, curated by Tom Buesch, PhD.  Exploring another round of William Shakespeare’s plays, volunteer moderators will lead participants through lively discussions dissecting the intriguing themes and characters in Shakespeare that still resonate today. Participants will read one play per month and share their insights and questions to reach a fuller understanding of the Bard’s works.

Dates and Times:  Monday nights from 6:00–8:00 pm MT October 17, November 14, December 12, January 23, February 13, March 13, April 17, May 22, June 12.

Fee: $275, includes all sessions, light refreshments, and reading materials. Scholarships available.

Location: Aspen Institute, Aspen Meadows Campus

Registration for the 2022-2023 Sharing Shakespeare series is closed. Please email for more information.

Module 2

January 23: The Merchant of Venice moderated by Ken and Carol Adelman

February 13: King Henry VI, Part 1 moderated by Julie Comins and Greg Pickrell

March 13: The Merry Wives of Windsor moderated by Roberta and Mike McGowan

Module 3

April 17: King Henry VI, Part 2 moderated by Gerry VanderBeek and Carl Lucero

May 22: Timon of Athens moderators to be announced.

June 12: King Henry VI, Part 3 moderated by Dipika Rai and Howie Mallory


Event information
Mon Feb 13, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Aspen Meadows
1000 N. Third St.
Aspen, CO