Appropriate for grades 6 and up.
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Shakespeare, Theatre Performance & Critique, British Writers, Poetry (Verse, Metaphor, Irony), Social Studies, Ethics, World History
Personal loyalty and patriotic duty collide as cries of revolt rock the Roman Capitol in Shakespeare’s searing political thriller. This depiction of a nation at a crossroads, and the men competing for leadership, is as timely now as when Shakespeare penned it in 1599.
Program coming soon!
Shakespeare LIVE! is supported by Shakespeare in American Communities: Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of The National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of 42 professional theater companies selected to participate in Shakespeare for a New Generation, bringing the finest productions of Shakespeare to thousands of middle- and high-school students in communities across the United States. This is the eleventh year of Shakespeare in American Communities, the largest tour of Shakespeare in American history. For more information on Shakespeare for a New Generation, please visit http://www.ShakespeareInAmericanCommunities.org/.
Additional funding for Shakespeare LIVE! is provided by The Investors Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, The Provident Bank Foundation, and the Turrell Fund.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional major support is received from The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, F. M. Kirby Foundation, The Edward T. Cone Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, CTW Foundation, and Drew University, as well as contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, government agencies and individuals.