You are Cordially Invited to Attend
The 31st Annual Boston Shakespeare Competition for High School Students
Sponsored by the Boston Branch of the English-Speaking Union in Partnership with The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Saturday, February 22, 2014
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
High School students – winners of competitions in their own school throughout Greater Boston – will perform 20-line monologues and recite sonnets from Shakespeare's works before panels of distinguished judges. Please join us for as much of the day as your time permits to support these dedicated and talented young people.
Saturday, March 1, 2013
The Finalists chosen at the Semifinals will compete before judges and an audience of parents, teachers, ESU members and friends. The winner will receive a free trip to New York in April to compete in the National Shakespeare Competition against over 50 other high school students from across the country. The top prize in the National event is a summer study course in Great Britain.
The Boston Branch of the English-Speaking Union recognizes the dedication of the teachers and families of all the student competitors. Without their encouragement, cooperation, guidance, instruction and inspiration, the competition could not take place. Our sincere thanks go to all.
Both Events are Free and Open to the Public (Voluntary Donations Accepted)
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