Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Tuesday, April 12,  2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
What: “Much Ado About Nothing” Round Table Reading of William Shakespeare’s work 
When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5:30-8 p.m. 
Where:  Central Library, Storycastle, 2nd floor, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203

Central Library to host participatory reading of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on April 19

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-Be a Shakespearean actor for an evening!

On Tuesday, April 19th there will be a drop-in reading of William Shakespeare's “Much Ado About Nothing” at 5:30 p.m. in the Birmingham Public Library. In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death this is a participatory reading of his work.

Parts will be assigned at 5:30 p.m. and the reading will begin at 5:45 p.m. At the beginning of each act parts will be reassigned based on attendance. The event will end at 7:45 p.m. A copy of the play will be provided - or bring your own if you'd like!

Come any time you are able during the program and leave when you must! For more information, call 205-226-3670 or email

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