Saturday, March 31, 2018

Celebrate Shakespeare's Writing all April Long!


Starting on April 1st – just in time for National Poetry Month – submissions will be accepted for the 21st annual season of the Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest.


With adult, middle school, and high school divisions (and no entry fee), everyone can participate! Winning sonnets will be featured at Shakespeare On The Green and authors will receive prizes or tuition-free attendance to Camp Shakespeare. Learn More...




Our friends at the Omaha Community Playhouse are presenting a re-imagining of how mistaken identities, ruthless scheming, backstage theatrics, and a misbehaving dog inspired Shakespeare to write his famous tale of star-crossed lovers.


Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Tom Stoppard and adapted by Lee Hall, Shakespeare in Love is a love letter to the stage and a celebration of theatre, music, and human connection. Learn More...



King Edward III – quick-tempered, arrogant and self-serving – attempts to steal the throne of France, as well as the beautiful wife of the Earl of Salisbury.

Corkscrew – Blackstone 

A part of the Shakespeare Apocrypha, Edward III was published anonymously in 1596. A consensus is emerging that the play was written by a team of dramatists including Shakespeare early in his career – but exactly who wrote what is still open to debate. Join us as at Corkscrew – Blackstone as a team of talented actors explore the text and discuss the debate in authorship. Learn More...


Speak’st thou with love on thy lips and full life in thy heart! The Governor proclaimed April 23rd (Shakespeare's Birthday) as Talk Like Shakespeare Day across the state!


Celebrate Shakespeare's language with tips and activities for the classroom, at work, or just for fun throughout the day! Learn More...



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