Employing astonishing theatrical imagery, Caryl Churchill’s Fen interrogates issues of gender, class, and exploitation with grace, humor, and anger. Dramaturg and University of Chicago lecturer Derek Matson (Photograph 51
, The Mousetrap
) digs into the multitudinous themes and histories that make Churchill’s play tick, offering insight into how this type of research informs the creative process and how dramaturgy is conducted in the theatre. Jeff Award-winning director Vanessa Stalling (Photograph 51
) will join Matson in these conversations to discuss how dramaturgy fuels her own work as an artist.
You can still purchase and enjoy this seminar even though the live air dates have passed. After purchase, you will be able to view a recording of all sessions EXCEPT the reading. Due to licensing agreements, we are unable to share the reading after 12/17/20.