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Shakespeare at 450
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Join us as we celebrate Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450 in 2014!

Throughout 2014, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre will partner with the Free Library of Philadelphia to bring you the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a very special yearlong celebration of The Bard's birth 450 years ago! Our season will feature special Shakespeare programming each month, including interactive performance lectures, pop-up performances, and of course, our mainstage production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by David O'Connor!
 
April 4 - May 18, 2014
Wednesday to Saturday at 7:00 pm
Sunday at 2:00 pm
Tickets from $10 to $35  

Accompany these young lovers from their first blissful kiss, 
to their final parting words as the mechanizations of the outside world devour them in this first-class production by award-winning director, David O’Connor. 
A free twelve-month series of our special lecture series, including interactive performances and discussions with leading Shakespeare scholars.

AND, WELCOMING AKALA: FOUNDER OF THE HIP-HOP SHAKESPEARE COMPANY IN LONDON
The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre hosts a week of lectures, performances, and educational programming featuring London-based artist Akala, and the works of London’s Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company. Hip-hop artist and Ted X presenter Akala engages and educates young people, particularly those who are considered “hard to reach,” through his innovative workshops. With his unique brand of Shakespeare hip-hop, he will teach young people in Philadelphia to develop new skills, creating powerful new work to be performed throughout the city.
 
 
Got questions? Call our Box Office at 215-496-8001 or email info@phillyshakespeare.org!