Department of English

Theatre in England

Course Description

English 252: This 4-credit intersession course will be conducted in London, UK, from December 28, 2016–January 8, 2017. Attending two plays per day with a seminar discussion each morning, students in this course are exposed to a full range of theatre experiences, from intimate theatre-in-the-round to grand productions at the National Theatre, and from experimental performances in former industrial spaces to spectacular musicals in the West End. Grade is based on class participation and take-home exam upon return to US. Pages within this course website describe the program in greater detail and contain syllabi and student journals from the past 25 years, as well as information about fees. Modest need-based financial aid is available.

You may obtain the application form here. You need permission of the instructor to register. See Professor Katherine Mannheimer at or (585) 275-9257.