Shakespeare Festival at Tulane

Nancy Hartman White and Lorenzo Gonzalez in “As You Like It”

Founded in 1993, the Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, is a professional theater company in residence at Tulane University. Through an annual season of professional plays and arts-in-education outreach programming, this theater company performs the works of William Shakespeare. Upcoming Performances: Mainstage productions are held in Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre; Lagniappe Stage productions are held in Tulane’s McWilliams Hall Lab Theatre. For updated times and dates, or to make reservations, call the Festival box office or visit the Web site.  As You Like It (for schools) | Jan. 7-9 and 13-16 at 10a.m. This remount of the critically acclaimed production from summer 2008 is presented as an educational opportunity for students. For public: Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m.   National Shakespeare Competition (New Orleans Region) | Jan. 31. The regional  tournament of the English-speaking Union of the United States’ National Shakespeare Competition is open to high school students in grades 10-12. It is a preliminary to the national competition scheduled in New York in April 2009. Call 504-865-5015, ext. 7 for information. Shakespeare on the Road | Available to middle and high schools throughout the school year, a team of professional actors presents “Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World,” a live performance of excerpts from many of the plays.

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