1 Introduction and Overview  
2 Film Screening of A Midsummer Night's Dream  
3 A Midsummer Night's Dream  
4 A Midsummer Night's Dream (cont.)  
5 Much Ado About Nothing  
6 Film Screening of Much Ado About Nothing  
7 Much Ado About Nothing (cont.)  
    Paper 1 due (exploring the relationship between an episode in performance-screen or live-and the written text)
8 Much Ado About Nothing (cont.)  
9 Othello  
10 Othello (cont.)  
11 Othello (cont.)  
12 Hamlet  
13 Hamlet: Performance Groups Assigned  
    Revision of paper 1 due
14 Hamlet (cont.)  
15 Performance Group Meetings  
16 Hamlet (cont.)  
17 Hamlet (cont.)

Begin Henry IV, Part I
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    Paper 2 due (close reading with attention to theme and language)
18 Henry IV, Part I. Section Reports  
19 Film Screening of Laurence Olivier's Henry V (1944)  
20 Group Rehearsals  
21 Film Screening of Kenneth Branagh's Henry V (1989)  
22 Henry IV and Henry V. Section Reports. And/Or Guest Designer  
23 Henry V. Section Reports, if not completed.  
    Performances (Scenes from Hamlet, Henry IV, and Henry V)
24 King Lear Optional paper 2 revision due
25 Film Screening of Ran  
26 King Lear  
27 King Lear (cont.)  
28 The Tempest  
    Comparative essay due
29 The Tempest (cont.)  
30 Film Screening of Prospero's Books  
31 The Tempest and Conclusions  
  Final Examination During Exam Period