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Simon Moody at February Luncheon

Simon Moody, award winning actor, was featured speaker at the Syracuse Branch of the English-Speaking Union luncheon  on Saturday February 9, 2019,  Carl Borning, who arranged for Mr. Moody to speak, introduced him.  Simon Moody has graced Central New York Stages in hundreds of plays over the past 23 years.                   Simon Moody with Carl Boning
Mr. Moody spoke on the topic "Shakespeare's  Language: Then and Now." 

He compared the sound of English in Shakespeare's time to what we hear in contemporary theater and acted out several examples that showed those distinctive differences.

This meeting was also a successful fund-raiser for the Syracuse Branch's 30th              Simon Moody Reciting                annual Shakespeare 


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