World Shakespeare Festival
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World Shakespeare Festival 2014



When: To be confirmed
Where: Various parts of United Kingdom

Acknowledged as the biggest ever Shakespeare celebration, the World Shakespeare Festival will showcase the best of the UK and international talent and will bring together the creativity of young people, budding artists and amateur companies. The World Shakespeare Festival is a part of the Cultural Olympiad and will feature in the London Festival 2014.

The World Shakespeare Festival features new productions, innovative international alliances and fundamental interpretations of Shakespeare's work by some of the world's leading theatre companies, alongside a range of exhibitions, events, themes, and interactive online projects.


World Shakespeare Festival Highlights

- Globe to globe
- Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad
- Shakespeare: staging the world exhibition
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Troilus and Cressida
- Julius Caesar
- Stories of Shakespeare
- King Lear
- In a pickle

Other events include Creative Dialogues, Director Talks, Post-Show Talkbacks, The Story Garden, etc. Nearly every theatre group and arts organisation in UK is engrossed with the World Shakespeare Festival. As a part of the Cultural Olympiad, more than 50 arts organisations have come together to produce the World Shakespeare Festival.

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players"

With more than half of the world’s school children studying Shakespeare, the World Shakespeare Festival has responded in this context by organising the biggest celebration with events planned around the world.


Venue and Tickets

The venue for the events to be held are across the UK, in various locations including Stratford-upon-Avon, London, Newcastle, Gateshead, Birmingham, South Wales, Brighton, Edinburgh and Vale of Glamorgan.
Tickets can be booked online.




 
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