Alumni Poet and Actor Takes Part in Working Writers Series


James Keegan ’83, poet and veteran actor with the American Shakespeare Center, takes part in the Working Writers Series in the Rehm Library. Keegan participated in a question-and-answer session with Julianna Baggott, W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters and visiting professor of English, then performed monologues from some of his favorite roles including Hamlet, Shylock, and Henry IV.Keegan has performed some 80 roles in more than 60 productions, performing in the Folger Shakespeare Theater, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theater, and at the Delaware Shakespeare Festival. He is also an associate professor of English and theatre at the University of Delaware.

Photography by Tom Rettig

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