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Saturday, October 13 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy

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During 2016/17 Shakespeare to Hiphop (literary performers and TEDxBoston alumni Regie Gibson and Marlon Carey) partnered with the Boston Public Library to celebrate William Shakespeare. The result is The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy: an all-new presentation combining American jazz-funk-country-pop and hip-hop with poetry, song, storytelling, rap, and Shakespeare’s own words. The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy is a hip literary trip that explores the life, influence and mysteries surrounding the man reverently known as “The Bard.”

Presenters
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Marlon Carey

Marlon Carey is a self-styled “poet educator actor communicator entertainer,” and he’s built a career that is as varied as his title suggests. Carey is an award-winning slam poet. He has been named Best Hip Hop Poet at the Cambridge Poetry Awards twice and has also won the title... Read More →
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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is a Renaissance man of whom the Bard would be proud. He is a poet, performer, and educator who has been published widely, appeared on stage and in film, and has performed around the world. He worked with Kurt Vonnegut, Mos Def, John Legend, the Chicago Mask Ensemble... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Berklee Stage, Copley Square 560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA

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