Performers wishing to participate in this publicly held class must prepare a Shakespeare verse monologue and each will work with Shirley in front of an audience, which will be able to ask questions at the end of the workshop. Tickets are $100.00 for participants and $20.00 for observers.
Knight is currently appearing in Arthur Laurents' new play Come Back, Come Back, Wherever You Are, at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She won a Tony Award for her performance in Kennedy's Children. Her other Broadway credits include Horton Foote's The Young Man From Atlanta and Lee Strasberg's revival of The Three Sisters in 1964. Knight also earned Academy Award nominations for her work in The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and Sweet Bird of Youth. Among her most recent credits: playing Phyllis Van De Kamp on television's Desperate Housewives.For further information, visit www.shakespearessister.org.