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The Philadelphia branch Shakespeare Competition 2021

The 38th Annual ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Philadelphia Branch will take place online due to COVID.

JUST ANNOUNCED: The top 3 winners of The Philadelphia Branch Shakespeare Competition will receive:

            1ST PLACE:   $1,500 and a spot at the National Competition.

            2nd PLACE:   $1,000

            3RD PLACE:  $500

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation and other gifts via USPS.

The deadline to submit the School Participation Form is February 15th. 

The deadline to submit the School Winner Form is February 22nd.

The winners of the competition will be judged solely on their submitted recorded performances.

Our Philadelphia Branch Finalists will be announced on March 1st.

There will be a Zoom reception on March 7th starting at 4pm that is mandatory for the top 3 winners to attend to receive their scholarship awards. They will be required to perform their winning monologue.

The Philadelphia Branch Branch of the ESU remains steadfast in its commitment to the teachers and students of our community. Please contact Judith Francis at for more information. 


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