An Education in Shakespeare


Approximately 500 students from 10 area high schools in Massachusetts and New York will perform the Bard’s classic plays during Shakespeare & Company’s 28th annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare from Nov. 17 to 20.

The event is the culmination of a nine-week program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in schools to help students celebrate the works of Shakespeare and learn about all aspects of theater, including combat, dance and movement, costumes, lighting, stage management, sets, props — and, of course, performance.

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