A look at Aaron the Moor from Titus Andronicus, the presentation of Blackness, and the question of vengeance on Shakespeare's stage. Featuring conversation and readings from the plays by Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us), who played Aaron at The Public Theater, William Jackson Harper (The Good Place), and Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence Ayanna Thompson, director of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America. Co-presented by The Public Theater.
Please register for this free Zoom event. Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.
Pictured: Stephanie Roth Haberle and Ron Cephas Jones in TITUS ANDRONICUS at The Public Theater.
Photo credit Joan Marcus.
Brooklyn Public Library In Association With The Public Theater