Students invited to see ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Murray

The Murray Shakespeare Festival will host two daytime performances of “Romeo and Juliet” for students March 7-8 at Murray State University’s Lovett Auditorium. Actors from the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., will perform at 10 a.m. both days. Other performances of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Two Gentlemen of Verona” also will be offered during the festival. Discounted tickets are [...]

By |2017-01-04T11:33:42-05:00January 5, 2017|

‘Julius Caesar’ matinees in Murray open to classes

Teachers are invited to take their classes to the 2016 Murray Shakespeare Festival to see the American Shakespeare Center perform the Roman tragedy “Julius Caesar” March 9-10 at Murray State University’s Lovett Auditorium. “Julius Caesar” offers an opportunity to teach students about Roman history and the intersections of friendship, betrayal and national politics. Daytime performances will be at 10 a.m. [...]

By |2015-12-09T13:50:41-05:00December 10, 2015|

ESU state Shakespeare competition scheduled

The English-Speaking Union, Kentucky Branch, Shakespeare Competition will be March 6 at Bellarmine University in Louisville. The competition is open to high school students, who read, analyze, perform and recite Shakespearean monologues and sonnets in three qualifying stages: at the school, community and national levels. The program begins in classrooms nationwide in fall and early winter, culminating in school-wide competitions [...]

By |2015-10-22T08:50:17-04:00October 29, 2015|

Students invited to Kentucky Shakespeare Competition

The Kentucky Shakespeare Competition, sponsored by the Kentucky Branch of the English Speaking Union (ESU), will be held March 1 at Bellarmine University in Louisville. Part of the ESU’s National Shakespeare Competition, the school-based program provides teachers across the country with a performance-based program for the study of English/language arts and Shakespeare. High school students develop communication skills and an [...]

By |2015-02-04T13:48:50-05:00February 5, 2015|

Kentucky Shakespeare competition set for March 4

The 21st annual Kentucky Shakespeare Competition will take place on March 4 at Bellarmine University’s Wyatt Center for the Arts. Preliminary competition will begin at 12:30 p.m., and final judging will begin 15 minutes after the preliminary competition. The competition is open to any Kentucky high school student, grades 9-12. The winner of the competition will be given an all-expenses [...]

By |2012-01-25T10:26:31-05:00January 26, 2012|

Shakespeare event at Murray State

On Jan. 21, Murray State will host the second “Shakespeare in the Schools Teacher Workshop.” This second session will feature presentations by Sarah Enloe, an educator from the American Shakespeare Center, and Rusty Jones, Barbara Cobb and Deborah Bell. Participants will receive teaching materials, additional strategies for addressing Senate Bill 1 concerns and a professional development certificate. To register, go [...]

By |2012-01-18T10:58:02-05:00January 19, 2012|
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