Shakespeare Schools Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Multiple venues throughout United Kingdom
Festival Contact Information

Shakespeare Schools Festival
2nd Floor - Downstream Building
1 London Bridge
SE1 9BG England UK
Phone: (44) 207-785-6497
Fax: (44) 207-785-6490

Festival Description

The Shakespeare Schools Festival is a unique arts education initiative enabling 11-16 year olds and their teachers, to perform abridged Shakespeare plays in their local professional theatre. The Festival is open to all secondary schools and youth theatres in over 100 theatres across the UK. The Festival takes place in over 100 theatres across the UK. The Festival is open to all secondary schools, including special schools, and youth theatres. Each night four schools perform an abridged half-hour play in their local theatre. Each participating group is provided with the script of their chosen play, abridged by award-winning editors and playwrights, including Tom Stoppard and Sir Arnold Wesker.

Festival Dates October - November 2013
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