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SGCNZ Canterbury ki te Raki Regional UOSWSF 2019

SGCNZ Canterbury ki te Raki UOSWSF 2019
Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ, University of Otago
6 Apr 2019
Saturday 6 April, 2pm
Come and watch school students from around the Canterbury region perform 5 and 15-minute scenes from Shakespeare
Event type: 
Festival, Theatre
$10 adults, $5 students
Middleton Grange School Theatre
30 Acacia Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch


So much of what is happening in politics and society right now parallels what happens within Shakespeare’s plays – and we’re not just talking Trump. With this in mind, the ‘new takes’ on the works of the Bard will be performed by Canterbury students in Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand’s University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals (SGCNZ UOSWSF). In their 5- and 15- minute scenes, they re-envisage the aggressors, the megalomaniacs, the despots, the abusers, the meek and many more identifiable personalities. School groups and home-schooled students throughout the region will perform in the SGCNZ UOSWSF at Middleton Grange School Theatre on Saturday 6 April from 2pm. Tickets are available at the door. Two (or three, depending on the number of participants) of the most outstanding performances will have an encore at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington over Queen’s Birthday weekend.

Written by

Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

8 Feb 2019

Interests Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ) promotes, encourages and facilitates the performance, appreciation and study of the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries.