The annual E-SU National Shakespeare Competition is an event designed to encourage high school students across the country to develop their communication skills and an appreciation for the power of language and literature. Teachers are supported in holding local competitions for students grades 9 – 12, during the fall. The winner of each competition then proceeds to an E-SU sponsored Branch Competition in February. The winner of the Branch Competition then advances to the E-SU National Competition in New York City in April. The national winner is awarded an all expenses paid trip to London and the opportunity to study Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre in London. The E-SU Princeton Branch will be holding it's competition on Sunday, February 23th, 2020 and the public is welcome to attend. Each student recites one Monologue and one Sonnet.
LOCATION: The Kirby Arts Center at The Lawrenceville School
TIME: Warm-Up in the lounge at 2.00 pm; Competition in the auditorium at 3.00 pm.
Light refreshments will follow the competition. Free to the public.
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