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SGCNZ South Waikato Regional UOSWSF 2019

SGCNZ South Waikato UOSWSF 2019
Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ, University of Otago
7 Apr 2019
Sunday 7 April, 2pm
Come and watch school students from around the South Waikato region perform 5 and 15-minute scenes from Shakespeare
Event type: 
Festival, Theatre
Price: 
$10 adults, $5 students
Venue: 
Taupo-nui-a-Tia College
Address: 
122 Spa Road, Taupo
Region: 
Waikato

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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 South Waikato 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 from throughout the region will perform in the SGCNZ UOSWSF at Taupo-nui-a-Tia College on Sunday 7 April from 2pm. Tickets are available at the door. Two of the most outstanding performances will have an encore at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington over Queen’s Birthday weekend.

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Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

11 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.