Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Jess Winfield, a founding member of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, has written a debut novel about sex, drugs, and Shakespeare. It’s called My Name is Will.

Events: Jess Winfield will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, July 17 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble Upper West Side
2289 Broadway (at 82nd Street)

Jess Winfield, in conjunction with Brooklyn's Freebird Books will attempt to set the “World’s Record for Most Shakespeare Plays Performed Solo in Brooklyn in a Single Day”
Saturday, July 19 at 2 pm
Meet at Manhattan’s Pier 11 for the free Ikea water taxi to Brooklyn or at Rocky Sullivan’s bar at 34 Van Dyke Street (and Dwight Street), Red Hook


Jess Winfield

Comments [4]

Edward from Larchmont

Religion is the worship of God and the practice of virtue - how can you get beyond religion?

Jul. 22 2008 03:54 PM

Lenny interviews so many people, it's no surprise if he can't remember every last person and their book/film/play/opera/nfl season.

Jul. 17 2008 03:52 PM
david cromwell from astoria, NY

I'm a constant listener to your great show---your guest just cited Claire Asquith's "Shadowplay" which you seemed to know nothing about. You interviewed this author in 2005 when this book was released in the US.

Love your show.


Jul. 17 2008 01:19 PM
JG from NYC

Stephen Greenblatt suggests Shakespeare's secret Catholicism in Will in the World.

Also: I have heard that renaissance fair participants include a powerful subculture of S & M enthusiasts.

Jul. 17 2008 01:14 PM

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