Me too! Me too! Two plays--or three, according to Doc's 3-play Summer
tradition? Why not? At Winedale, anything is possible.

I'm always up for hosting pre-2020 meet-ups at Scottish Rite Theater if
that's helpful and convenient.

I love you, Doc, and I'm also eager to make hay while the sun shines.


On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:36 PM, James Ayres <> wrote:

> Only a few of you will remember that famous line spoken by Alice Gordon in
> 1973 at the end of *The Tempest *for which she won the Boatswain Award
> for good news.  Major moment.  You had to be there.
> Well, the best news now is that the kids in Camp Shakespeare explored new
> worlds and met delightful inhabitants in Navarre (LLL), Sicilia and Bohemia
> (WT) and celebrated their discoveries for wonderful audiences.  We had
> another great summer.  Thanks to those of you who contributed to their
> success through gift and audience.  We are growing another generation of
> Shakespeareans, many of them sons and daughters of you guys.
> We are also approaching the 50th—count ‘em f i f t y— anniversary of
> Shakespeare at Winedale in 2020. So I’d like to hear some suggestions about
> how to celebrate THIS
> reunion.  A week in the country again? Two plays again? Or one?  Yes, it
> is early, but this one is big and may be my last, alas. So please give it
> some thought.  I guess that we would once again need a “reunion
> committee”?  What do you think?  I’m eager to get a’going.
> With a hay and a ho and a hey nonny,
> Doc
> Jim (Doc) Ayres
> Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas
> Founding Director, Shakespeare at Winedale and Camp Shakespeare
> Director of Mission, Camp Shakespeare
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