During the School Year
How I Came To Love Shakespeare
Producing Artistic Director David Stradley shares the story of his personal journey to loving the works of Shakespeare. Stradley performs several monologues from Shakespeare plays that correlate with key moments in his life where he came to learn or appreciate something about the Bard. Part presentation, part one-man show, this interactive program includes material from Hamlet, Macbeth, Henry V, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and more.
Shakespeare: Then, Now, and Always
A fun and interactive seminar for high school classes in the Delaware Valley. A Delaware Shakespeare scholar will visit your classroom and work with students.
The seminar includes:
- Brief history of Shakespeare and his times
- Shakespearean Insult Game
- Speaking the Scene
- Shakespeare’s hidden clues
- Playing the Scene
For more information on either program, please contact David Stradley, Producing Artistic Director.
At the Summer Festival
Provides the background, historical and thematic explanation of the play, as well as a further understanding of the author, his time-period, and his use of language to adults and children.
Shakespeare for Children on Family Nights (Sundays)
Children enjoy puzzles, crafts, and activities to broaden their familiarity with Shakespeare and the play. Children 12 and under admitted for free with a paid adult admission.
Bring Your Students to the Festival
If you have a group of enthusiastic students, we have the perfect summertime outing.