For those within coo-ee of Sydney, a free, public event that will get us all talking. Director Kate Gaul will deliver the annual Shakespeare Memorial Lecture at the Reginald Theatre at the Seymour Centre on Thursday 29th September. Tickets are free, but it’s a small theatre so please book at this link. This is going to be a beautiful opportunity to hear from a director with a genuine voice about the process of engaging with material that has shown itself to have infinite afterlives. There will also be music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the chance for conversation and sharing thoughts afterwards. We’ve all got by for so long without this kind of opportunity for connection in a theatre space, I’m looking forward to it so much.