TAGGED WITH SHAKESPEARE
Drama Club youth play Shakespeare opposite RSC vet and Dr Who star Alex Kingston - as we celebrate the 10th Season of Shakespeare Youth Festival LA, and commemorate the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death ,with this show and Very Important Party!
A new production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is set to open at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Directed by Visiting Associate Professor Ellen Lauren, co-artistic director of New York’s SITI Company, the play features Dept. of Theater graduate acting students.
It's twisted love poetry on the edge of madness and merriment –a sword fight with masked kings, prophesying puppets, and singing clowns. The Rogues bring their “whirligig of ferocious creativity” (LA Weekly) to remix Shakespeare’s iconic scenes and make the Bard roll over in his grave.
Twelfth Night is a professional production directed by one-time Royal Shakespeare Company member Kenneth Sabberton. “The Great Los Angeles Air Raid” in 1942 at the height of WW2 and alien-invasion hysteria provides a rich context to thrust upon Shakespeare’s charming twins Viola and Sebastian.
From drunken revelry to the bloody battlefield, this gripping tale of fathers and sons remains one of Shakespeare’s most exciting histories, and this lean, muscular version dives deep into the heart of that timeless question: What does it mean to become a Man?
Rubicon Theatre Company presents the gender-bending romantic comedy Twelfth Night or What You Will, performed by the students of the Education Department’s Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, adapted and directed by Rubicon’s first company member and critically acclaimed actor Joseph Fuqua.