Friday, September 9, 2011

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The World Shakespeare Festival
Running from April - November 2012, the World Shakespeare Festival is a celebration of Shakespeare as the world's playwright, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in an unprecedented collaboration with leading UK and international arts organisations and with Globe to Globe, a major international programme produced by Shakespeare's Globe.

The Festival features major new productions, groundbreaking international collaborations and radical interpretations of Shakespeare's work by some of the world's leading theatre companies, alongside a range of exhibitions, events and interactive online projects.

All Over the UK
Productions and events will take place across the UK, in locations including Stratford-upon-Avon, London, Newcastle/Gateshead, Wales and Scotland, as well as online.

Explore the Festival Website,

The Best of UK and International Creative Talent
The Festival is an unprecedented collaboration involving theatres, companies and cultural organisations from across the world, including:
Almeida Theatre
Anglo Mexican Foundation
Artistes, Producteurs, Associés
Barcelona Internacional Teatre
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company
Brighton Festival
British Council
British Museum
Chekhov International Theatre Festival
Companhia BufoMecânica
Compañia Nacional de Teatro
Contact, Manchester
Dmitry Krymov's Laboratory
Edinburgh International Festival
Hall for Cornwall
House of Fairy Tales
Iraqi Theatre Company
London International Festival of Theatre
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
National Student Drama Festival
National Theatre
National Theatre of Scotland
National Theatre Wales
National Youth Theatre
New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
Newcastle University
Ninagawa Company
Northern Sinfonia
Northern Stage
The Nuffield, Southampton
Oily Cart
Pilot, Questors Theatre
Riverside Studios
Royal Shakespeare Company
Sage Gateshead
School of Dramatic Art Theatre
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Shakespeare's Globe
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center
Sherman Cymru, Cardiff
Stratford Circus
Tate Modern
Teatr Warszawa
Theatre Royal Newcastle
Voluntary Arts Network
The Wooster Group

Festival Supporters
The World Shakespeare Festival is supported by the National Lottery through the Olympic Lottery Distributor, by Arts Council England and by BP, Founding Presenting Partner of the Festival.

The World Shakespeare Festival is part of the London 2012 Festival.

Posted on Friday, 9th September, 2011


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