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Shakespeare Around The USA.

19th November 6:30pm
Open Readings of Shakespeare.

Twelfth Night

We recast after every scene. All skill levels and interest 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! This Readings take place on the third Tuesday of the month at Barnes & Noble, Escondido.  Please check our website www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org  We recast after every scene. The benefit to you when you read Shakespeare out loud is you sharpen your cold reading skills whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and sparkling language.
Barnes & Noble. 810 W Valley Pkwy · Escondido, CA
19th November Twelfth Night – Directed by Connie Boyd
17th December  The Merry Wives of Windsor – Directed by Connie Boyd

3rd December

The Winter's Tale (part one)

OPEN READINGS
These free readings take place at 6:30 - 8:30 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Please explore our website at https://sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/ for the complete
 monthly schedule of readings for 2020. The readings are directed by skilled Shakespeare experts from the San Diego Shakespeare Society.
We are gender-neutral and we recast after every scene so everyone who wants to can read. Just listening is OK too. Some benefits when you read Shakespeare out loud
are to sharpen your cold reading skills whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and graceful language.
You will also meet others who share your interest in Shakespeare and theater. It's fun!
Darryl Woodson,
President, and Director of readings.
Coronado Public Library, The Winn Room, 640 Orange Ave. Coronado, CA 92118
Phone: (619) 522-7390 Fax: (619) 435-4205 


12th April- 2020

Shakespeare in Denver
Festival for students now celebrating their 34th 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/

23rd April

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

 

 

25th April Noon to 4:00pm

15th 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.
Check out last years event.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYbog0u9TUEhttp:
//www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/festival/


23rd May
10th 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 it's 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 to 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 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. Complete article is on San Diego Shakespeare Society.

website at http://www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org



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OPEN READINGS

These free readings take place at 6:30 - 8:30 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Please explore our website at https://sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/ for the complete monthly schedule of readings for 2020. The readings are directed by skilled Shakespeare experts from the San Diego Shakespeare Society.
We are gender-neutral and we recast after every scene so everyone who wants to can read. Just listening is OK too. Some benefits when you read Shakespeare out loud are to sharpen your cold reading skills whether you're an actor or someone who just enjoys speaking and hearing the wonderful poetry and graceful language. You will also meet others who share your interest in Shakespeare and theater. It's fun! 

Darryl Woodson, 

President, and Director of readings.

 

Coronado Public Library

The Winn Room

640 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118 
Phone: (619) 522-7390
Fax: (619) 435-4205