Shakespeare Around The USA.


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4th May 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Open Reading via Zoom

The Tempest, led by Genevieve Foster
We recast after every scene. All skill levels and interests are welcome.
One benefit of reading Shakespeare out loud is sharpening your cold reading skills, whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and sparkling language! These Readings take place on the first Tuesday of the month at Coronado Public Library.
Please check our website www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org Coronado Public Library 640 Orange Ave. Coronado, CA 92118 Phone: (619) 522-7390
Our 2021 Open Reading Series
6 wonderful plays and 6 fantastic leaders!
May and June: Julius Caesar, led by David Hausman
July and August: Titus Andronicus, led by Bill Glaser
September and October: Much Ado About Nothing, led by Kim Keeline
November and December: Cymbeline, led by Charlie Riendeau

We will continue to meet virtually on the first Tuesday of the month via Zoom, as long as it is recommended/required to do so.

18th May 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Open Readings of Shakespeare, via Zoom

 


All skill levels and interests are welcome. One benefit of reading Shakespeare out loud is sharpening your cold reading skills, whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and sparkling language! These readings take place on the third Tuesday of the month at Barnes & Noble, Escondido. We recast after every scene. The benefit to you when you read Shakespeare out loud will sharpen your reading skills whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and sparkling language.
Barnes & Noble. Gateway Shopping Center.810 West Valley Parkway. Escondido, CA 92025
Please check our website www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org

22nd May

11th Annual Shakespeare Challenge.

City Hearts will hold its 10th Annual Shakespeare Challenge for students in LA County who have been studying Shakespeare. They will perform scenes and monologues before a panel of encouraging judges at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. The Shakespeare Challenge utilizes Shakespearean drama to inspire students in the study of history, culture, vocabulary, literacy & stagecraft, as well as to promote skills in creative movement, group cooperation, teamwork, and conflict resolution. Organizers are currently looking for businesses and organizations that would be able to donate prizes for the competition. You can give almost anything related to Shakespeare, stickers, dolls, books, Acting, Drama, and also general School Supplies. We hope that you will consider supporting City Hearts and this year’s Shakespeare Challenge. For more about all of the City Hearts programs visit www.cityhearts.org.
If you are able to donate prizes to the Shakespeare Competition, please contact Rebecca at
r.rasmussen3@earthlink.net.

The Desert Branch of the English Speaking Union (ESU) will be holding its Annual High School Shakespeare Competition at the Shadow Hills High School in Indio, CA.
Preliminary presentations are at 9:30 a.m. Final presentations and selection of winners at 1:00 p.m.
For information and to RSVP, email us at desert@esuus.org or call us at (760) 862-5505 Details from Rick Cherry : (760) 862-5505


San Diego Shakespeare Society

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This is the sonnet that was presented to Walter Munk at the 16th annual Celebrity Sonnets at the old Globe on the 9th October 2017 by Richard Lederer and reprinted with permission.
The complete article is on San Diego Shakespeare Society.

website athttp://www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org

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10th April

Shakespeare in Denver

Festival for students now celebrating their 36th year

 

The Denver Public Schools Shakespeare Festival is the largest and most successful all-school celebration in the country; declared a National Demonstration Site for the Teaching of Shakespeare by The U.S. Department of Education, and the Folger Library in Washington D. C. 1330 Fox Street. Second Floor South Denver CO. 80204 Phone 720.423.8278 Fax 720.423.8279.
.http://shakespeare.dpsk12.org/

16th April 10:00 to 4:00 pm
18th Annual Student Shakespeare Festival

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The San Diego Shakespeare Society is proud to present:
The Student Shakespeare Festival is held on various open-air stages in beautiful Balboa Park, in the Casa Del Prado area. Hundreds of students from K-12 representing San Diego City and County schools, perform 10-minute scenes, sonnets, music, and/or dance from Shakespeare's plays. Truly a sight to behold Over 400 San Diego County school children from ages 8 to 18 will create their own costumes, build their own props, and memorize their lines from Shakespeare for a 10-minute scene on stages placed along the Prado. Great fun. Spreckels Organ Pavilion, 2125 Pan American Rd E San Diego, CA 92101.
Check out last year's event.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYbog0u9TUEhttp:
//www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/festival/

23rd April

 

William Shakespeare’s Official Birthday

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The most famous of all English playwrights was born 23rd April 1564 (officially) and died on St Georges Day. His birthday is (usually!) celebrated on 23rd April in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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