MONDAY JULY 6th: STAGED READING OF MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM IN ESCONDIDO
Luminary Arts presents a staged reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, adapted and Directed by Patrick McBride, at the Center for the Arts, Escondido, in Studio One, on Monday July 6, at 7 PM.
SAN DIEGO’S OLD GLOBE PRESENTS A SUMMER SEASON OF SHAKESPEARE FILMS
and here’s a trailer for one of the movies they’ll be showing (Monday, August 7th):
COME SEE “ALAS, POOR YORICK” – TWO PERFORMANCES OF A STAGED READING OF A PREQUEL TO HAMLET
A co-production of the La Jolla Theater Ensemble and the San Diego Shakespeare Society in the La Jolla Community Center’s beautiful outdoor courtyard.
“Alas, Poor Yorick” is written by Gary Seger, a life-time member of the San Diego Shakespeare Society and Del Mar resident. This clever, suspenseful, and highly entertaining play was first presented by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2003 and then by the San Diego Shakespeare Society in 2004.
- Tuesday June 30th. 7pm
Friday July 3rd. 7pm
- La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037. The Center is on La Jolla Boulevard two blocks south of Nautilus Street. Free parking on the street. Bus route 30.
- Admission: Suggested donation of $10.
Produced and Directed by John Tessmer
GERTRUDE: Kendra Leori Truett
Young HAMLET: Mo Hetzer
POLONIUS: Jesse MacKinnon
CLAUDIUS: John Tessmer
Young OPHELIA: Abby DeSpain
King HAMLET: Jef Olson
LUCRETIA/DOLL: Kristin Woodburn-Wright
DIGGER: Kevin Olson-Six
With narration by Kristin Woodburn-Wright and Kevin Olson-Six
This production is the first show in La Jolla Theater Ensemble’s summer season of staged readings, and the first in a series featuring local playwright’s work.
JOIN US FOR AN UPCOMING OPEN READING! ALL WELCOME! READ OR JUST WATCH!
- Tuesday July 7th. 6.45pm-8.30pm
Upstart Crow Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Seaport Village
“Acting Workshop Night” directed by Christophver R
- Tuesday July 14th. 6pm-8pm
Encinitas Public Library
“A Winter’s Tale” directed by Aimee Greenberg
ANNOUNCING OUR 11th ANNUAL SAN DIEGO STUDENT SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2016
- The 2016 San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival
Saturday April 16th
Noon to 4pm
The Prado promenade
Our 2015 Festival was lots of fun! Thanks to everyone who attended, volunteered for, and performed at the Festival. Thanks to our judges! Thanks to Maria who coordinated the whole event! Great job! Thanks to all the parents, family members, and others who made the costumes. And most of all thanks to the wonderful teachers who put so much time and effort into coaching their students to excel. You know who you are!!!
From the 2015 Festival. Young people perform scenes from ‘A Comedy of Errors’.
Hope to see you all again next year!! The 2016 Festival will be on Saturday April 16th.
SHAKESPEARE FIRST FOLIO TOURING EXHIBITION TO VISIT SAN DIEGO IN 2016!!
San Diego’s Old Globe Theater and San Diego Public Library have successfully led an effort to have the Folger Shakespeare Library‘s First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare touring exhibition come to San Diego in 2016. We can’t wait!
COME TO ONE OF OUR OPEN SHAKESPEARE READINGS
Join us for one of these regular informal evenings in San Diego with the Bard, starring you! All welcome. Free. Anyone can join in the reading or just come along to listen. Parts are re-assigned before each scene so everyone who wants to can read.
These popular readings are fun, interactive, creative, and great public speaking and acting practice. They are also a good way to meet other people who are interested in Shakespeare and his work.
We hold open readings at several locations:
- Upstart Crow Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Seaport Village
- Encinitas Library
- Central Library in downtown
WATCH THE SAN DIEGO SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY 2014 OLD GLOBE CELEBRITY SONNETS PERFORMANCE!!!
Recorded at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park, San Diego. October 13th 2014
The video was recorded and edited for us by Shamus Brown. THANKS SHAMUS!