1623 and Derby LIVE present 

Shakespeare's Birthday © 1623Shakespeare's Birthday
OUTDOOR SHOW
#1623performance

Saturday 18 April 2015
2.30-3pm at the Waterfall on Derby Market Place, DE1 3AH

A celebration of Shakespeare's special day

"A star danced and under that was I born"
: Much Ado About Nothing

Meet a host of colourful characters from Shakespeare's plays - including Richard III, Titania and Henry V - as well as the birthday boy himself

Shakespeare's Birthday is part of Derby LIVE's St George's Day celebrations in Derby city centre

BOOKING DETAILS
No need to book, just turn up
Free-of-charge, thanks to support from Derby City Council

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Discover the full St George's Day schedule by clicking here
Visit the Derby LIVE website by clicking here

 

1623 and Derby Theatre present

Macbeth © 1623Shakespeare Night 
MACBETH WORKSHOP
#1623participation

SOLD OUT

Friday 24 April 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF

A participatory workshop for everyone

"Blood will have blood"
: Macbeth

Explore the plot, characters and themes of Macbeth - one of Shakespeare's most bloodthirsty plays - through a range of activities run by 1623 participation coordinator Rhiannon Prytherch

Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets are £3 per person
Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939, click here to book online or drop by the box office

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Flick through the 1623 Macbeth booklet by clicking here
Read the Macbeth script online by clicking here
Listen to a full radio production of Macbeth by clicking here
Find out more about Shakespeare Night by clicking here
Join the Shakespeare Night Facebook group by clicking here

 

1623 and Derby Theatre present 

Acting Shakespeare Workshop © 1623National Theatre Connections Festival
ACTING SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP

#1623learning #1623training

Thursday 30 April 2015
5-7pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF

An exciting workshop for people aged 16-25

"Thy training hath been noble"
: Pericles

Get to grips with Shakespeare's language, characters and sense of theatre through a range of exciting activities with Ben Spiller, artistic director of 1623 theatre company.

Part of the National Theatre Connections Festival 2015.

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets are £5 per person
Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939, book online by clicking here or drop by the box office

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Find out more about the NT Connections Festival by clicking here

 

1623 and Derby Theatre present

Henry V © 1623Shakespeare Night 
HENRY V WORKSHOP
#1623participation

Friday 22 May 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF

A participatory workshop for everyone

"Once more unto the breach!"
: Henry V

Explore the plot, characters and themes of Henry V - Shakespeare's compelling dramatisation of war - through a range of activities run by 1623 participation coordinator Rhiannon Prytherch

Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets are £3 per person
Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939, click here to book online or drop by the box office

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1623 Henry V booklet available soon
Read the Henry V script online by clicking here
Listen to a full radio production of Henry V by clicking here 
Find out more about Shakespeare Night by clicking here
Join the Shakespeare Night Facebook group by clicking here

 

1623 and QUAD present 

Shakespeare Hotel © 1623Shakespeare Hotel
TRAINEE ACTORS SHOWCASE
#1623training #1623performance

Saturday 20 June 2015
6.30-7.30pm at QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

An exciting new production created by our trainee actors

"You are welcome all"
: The Taming of the Shrew

Who will be staying over at the Shakespeare Hotel? Star-crossed lovers, cross-dressing twins, mischievous fairies and sinister sisters? Come on over to find out.

The Shakespeare Hotel is the culmination of our 2014-15 trainee actors course, in which aspiring artists developed their performance skills with us and our partners

BOOKING DETAILS
Booking available soon

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Meet the 1623 trainee actors by clicking here
Read Nicola's trainee diary by clicking here 
Take a look at photos from the course by clicking here