Spring 2019 School Touring Season
March 4 - June 14, 2019
POWER PLAY: SCENES FROM MACBETH, OTHELLO, KING LEAR, and JULIUS CAESAR
Length: 1 hour performance, followed by a discussion and Q and A with students
Comprehensive study guide included.
A constantly recurring theme in Shakespeare's plays is the use and abuse of power by those who wield it, which poses questions for all time. What are the consequences of power plays? What happens to the powerful? How do individuals and communities respond?
Shakespeare Now! offers a gripping one-hour performance, complete with stage combat, followed by a discussion with students that examines questions, and answers, arising from the use and abuse of power, be it royal, democratic, or familial, from ancient Rome until today.