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National Shakespeare Competition

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The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition assists high school teachers across the country with their Shakespeare and language arts curricula. Through the competition, students are encouraged to develop their communication skills and an appreciation of the power of language and literature. 


2018 ESU Monmouth County Shakespeare Competition

Schools in the Monmouth County area serving grades 9-12 are invited to participate.

School Competition

Complete 2018 School Participation Form by January 3, 2018 to register your school

Notify the ESU Monmouth County of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by February 14, 2018

  • All School Winners must complete and return the Photo Release Form by February 14, 2018

Branch Competition Finals

9:00am, March 10, 2018 at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07736

National Competition

The ESU Monmouth County Branch Winner will advance to the National Competition on April 23, 2018 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City


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Monmouth County NJ Branch

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