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Charlotte Talks

Shakespeare's Women


Shakespeare's Women When thinking of Shakespeare and his plays, one often thinks of great characters like Hamlet, King Lear and Richard the Third, but our guest today is much more interested in the woman of Shakespeare. Tina Packer is one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts and is the founder and Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company, now one of the largest and most critically acclaimed Shakespeare festivals in North America. She contends they his female characters have a lot to say to modern woman and that Shakespeare's characters in general can teach business types how to be better leaders. Ms. Packer is in town to perform her show, Women of Will, but first she visits with us to discuss the Bard. Guest Tina Packer - Founder and Artistic Director, Shakespeare and Company Women of Will is at the Duke Energy Theatre March 16-27 Add and read comments