The Waterloo Lectures at the Stratford Public Library bring leading scholars, forward thinkers, and experts from the University of Waterloo to the City of Stratford to address an eclectic range of topics.
All Waterloo Lectures are open to the public and free of charge. After each lecture, please stay for the brief question and answer period.
Juliet's Dresses: Narrative Threads in the Remnants of 'True Beauty' in the Stratford Festival Archives
Among the collections of the Stratford Festival Archive is one of the party dresses worn by Juliets. Taking those material remnants of past productions as its starting point, this talk tells the stories of Juliet's costumes and their significance in relation to other costumes, Romeo's vision of 'true beauty', Canadian culture and politics, and the Western beauty myth.
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