"O, swear not by the moon, th'inconstant moon
That monthly changes in her circled orb,
Lest that thy love prove likewise variable."
Throughout his work, Shakespeare makes consistent use of the heavens to help convey everything from the feelings and thoughts of his characters to simply the passage of time. Shakespeare not only had a firm grasp on the behaviour of the cosmos, but appeared to have a keen interest in it as well! As part of our tour through the Solar System and beyond, we will compare various references to the night sky in the works of Shakespeare to their real-world counterparts in attempts to decipher their meaning. We will also explore how the scientific beliefs of Shakespeare's time influenced his writing, and how they have evolved over time.
This is a private showing for our group! $10/person Feel free to invite your friends! The theatre seats 35 people. The more, the merrier! After the show, those interested will be relocating to Boston Pizza for food and drinks and conversation (around 8pm).
Parking on campus is $7 flat rate after 4pm on main campus, but just as close is the "off campus" lot which is $3 flat rate after 4pm. There is also a shuttle bus between the parking lot and main campus that lets you off 1 minute from the planetarium. Directions can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/saHKO