Dear Mr. Shakespeare

Dear Mr. Shakespeare   |   2017


About the Play

Devised and directed by Audrey Rumsby, Youth Shakespeare San Jose presented an original ensemble piece that featured some of Shakespeare’s best-known scenes and speeches, taken from a cross-section of his greatest plays. Featured works include King Lear, Othello, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, Richard II, Richard III, Henry IV Part 1, Henry V, King John, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night. The action was interspersed with sonnets, songs, and readings of letters written to and from William Shakespeare, all performed by members of the company at the Historic Hoover Theatre in September, 2017.

Cast photo Dear Mr. Shakespeare 2017 by Jeff Lukanc