The Academy of Early Music will host a screening of the 1912 silent film Queen Elizabeth with Sarah Bernhardt at 8 p.m. October 12. 2012 at the Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor. The film will be accompanied by the Newberry Consort performing live a new soundtrack composed of music by Elizabethan era composers William Byrd, Thomas Campion, and John Dowland. Consort director David Douglass will precede the film with a discussion of Elizabethan music at 7 p.m., one hour before the 8 p.m. showtime. Tickets are $20 for general seating. For tickets and information see the Academy of Early Music website or call 734-528-1838.
a Michigan group dedicated to the study of the works of William Shakespeare with particular interest in the authorship question