1623 and Deda Producing present
Saturdays 11 July and 12 September 2015
11.40am-12.10pm and 1.40-2.10pm at the Waterfall on the Market Place, Derby DE1 3PW
Shakespeare wanders into Derby city centre
"Cry it about the streets!"
: Julius Caesar
Head to the market place as Will Shakespeare introduces scenes and songs from his plays and sonnets
Put down your shopping to meet the playwright himself along with a whole host of larger-than-life characters from his plays!
: Free to take part
: No tickets, just turn up
1623 and Derby Theatre present
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE WORKSHOP
Friday 17 July 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF
A participatory workshop for everyone
"Let him look to his bond!"
Explore the plot, characters and themes of The Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare's tense exploration of financial crisis - through a range of activities run by 1623 artistic director Ben Spiller
Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans, from artists and students to designers and theatre-goers, from young people and families to amateur theatre-makers
: Tickets are £3 per person
: Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939
: Book online or drop by Derby Theatre box office
1623 and Sherwood Storytelling Cafe present
STORYTELLING AND SHAKESPEARE
Thursday 6 August 2015
7.15-9.45pm at Robin Hood Pub, Mansfield Road, Sherwood NG5 2FR
A fun evening of storytelling and performance
"Now, forward with your tale!"
: The Tempest
Meet a fantastic trio of exciting storytellers, who share a collection of folk tales that inspired Shakespeare's plays.
George Bassett : Romeo and Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew
Sally Quilter : King Lear and Hamlet
Amanda Smith : The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice
The playwright himself is your host for the evening, when 1623 associate artists perform scenes from the plays that are based on the tales told by George, Sally and Amanda.
: Tickets are £7 per person
: Book online by clicking here
1623 and Melbourne Festival present
Saturday 3 October 2015
7.30-9pm at Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne DE73 8GF
A salacious journey through the deadly sins
"Thou poisonous bunch-backed toad!"
: Richard III
From a lusty fairy to a gluttonous empress via greedy social-climbers, a jealous husband, a proud war leader and others, join Hecat the witch goddess for an exploration of the seven sins in Shakespeare's plays ... and you thought he was tasteful?
Sinful Shakespeare is part of the Melbourne Festival.
: Adults £10, Under 18s £8
: Box office 07962 430450