English in Action: The English-Speaking Union


National Shakespeare Competition OLD

We invite ESU Branches to participate in the 2017 Competition.

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To become/stay involved in the program:



All the necessary materials to familiarize your Branch with the Competition and encourage the participation of local schools can be found in our 2017 Branch Handbook on the ESU National Shakespeare Competition and its accompanying documents. 

2017 Competition Materials

ESU National Shakespeare Competition
 Branch Handbook 

Competition Documents & Forms
(referenced in this handbook) 

Mailing & Template Materials 
(posted in the right column of this page) 

Folger Digital Texts
(Plays and Sonnets)  

Additional Branch Resources


             Contact: shakespeare@esuus.org                          or 212-818-1200 x 224