Judith is a writer and broadcaster living in Baltimore. She is the author of Beyond the Baobab, a collection of essays exploring the themes of immigration, and she is the evening drive time host of Maryland’s classical music station, WBJC.

Outside In is Judith’s series of immigrants’ stories, inspired by words and images.


Exit, pursued by a bear
Exploring the Making of one of Shakespeare’s most Beguiling Plays

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Lecture: Saturday, March 10, 2-4 p.m.
Performance and talkback: Friday, March 16, 8 p.m.

In part one of this two-part course we will go behind the scenes with Judith Krummeck at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s beautiful theater on South Calvert Street to delve into the background of the play and meet with director, Isabelle Anderson, a renowned actor and acting teacher, originally from Australia. Part two includes a performance of The Winter’s Tale, followed by a talk back with the actors.

Odyssey on the Go at the Hopkins Club
The Epic of Enoch Arden: Poem for Speaker and Piano
Saturday, April. 7, Noon-2:30 p.m. Lunch at Noon
Talk and performance from 1-2:30 p.m.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, during his tenure as Britain’s poet laureate, published a narrative poem about the life and love of a merchant sailor named Enoch Arden. Three decades later, in 1897, Richard Strauss set the poem as a recitation for speaker and piano, a popular form at the time. In this session, Judith Krummeck and John Nauman will introduce and perform this rarity.