PRODUCTION: Lisa Wolpe (USA)
August 25, 2023 9 p.m. – Teatro Camploy
Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender” is a solo show, written and performed by Lisa Wolpe. It is an hour long, with no intermission. Lisa is an expert on gender-flipping Shakespeare as well as an actress, director, teacher, writer, traveler, and distinguished scholar. Her one-woman show explores her experiences as an activist for inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and promoting women’s rights and racial equality. It features stories about her family, focusing on her father, Hans Wolpe, a hero in WWII, as well as pieces of Shakespeare, including Shylock, Hamlet, Richard III, and more, elucidating life lessons learned through playing male characters in the Shakespeare Canon.