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The Undiscovered Country: Shakespeare & Mount Auburn

Start:
April 22 @ 1:00 pm
End:
April 22 @ 2:30 pm
Cost:
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

“And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.”

Many monuments at Mount Auburn are adorned with quotations from the great English poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, and several theatre actors are among our distinguished residents.  Join Volunteer Docent Susan Zawalich to honor the 453st birthday of The Bard of Avon (actual birthday is April 23) as we visit the gravesites of Edwin Booth, Charlotte Cushman and others, searching out some of the incised quotations, and reciting some of the memorable words of Shakespeare in our beautiful spring setting.  “The readiness is all.”

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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