Shakespeare

20 Apr 2016
Stuck for things to do this weekend? Panic over, Shrewsbury is packed with everything from drama and dance, giant slides and storytelling this weekend (23 and 24 April) as the town celebrates Shrewsbury Shakespeare Day and the arrival of the first Shropshire Kids Festival. If you’ve ever wanted to perform your favourite piece of Shakespeare in Shrewsbury then visit the town centre on Saturday 23...
16 Mar 2016
To commemorate 400 years since the passing of arguably the greatest play wright of all time, a Shrewsbury restaurant is hosting an evening of special food, drink and entertainment in honour of William Shakespeare. The Drapers Hall Shakespeare Banquet will be held on 23 April, the date of his birth and death. The six course menu will be based on medieval fayre such as squire’s broth of vegetables...
25 Sep 2015
A Shrewsbury musician has just completed a commission from Shropshire Drama Company (SDC), to write and arrange four pieces of music for its forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which takes place at Theatre Severn from 28 to 31 October. Adam Beresford-Browne, who will also be playing the role of Amiens in As You Like It, is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, well...
24 Aug 2015
Rehearsals have started and tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 28 to 31 October. When Rosalind is banished by her uncle Duke Frederick, who has usurped her father's dukedom, she and her cousin Celia flee, with the clown Touchstone for company, to the Forest of Arden...
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