On Tour: Virtual 2022

Every fall, thousands of students are introduced to Shakespeare when we tour Shakespeare's work into classrooms and communities throughout Nebraska and the region.

In 2019, we performed 39 shows and facilitated over 90 educational activities in 17 counties.

The 2020 live experience was canceled due to Covid. However, Nebraska Shakespeare did provide a virtual event with a film viewing and live zoom conversations with educators.

Here we are in 2021, and we are excited to offer Romeo and Juliet!

On Tour: Virtual (2022)

 
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Romeo and Juliet on Tour

This past fall, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and donors, we were able to travel across the State of Nebraska and bring live, in-person, professional theater to our schools and community centers. Our original Hip-Hop version of Romeo and Juliet was enthusiastically embraced by the students, educators and communities. While on the road, we had to acknowledge that the pandemic, budgeting, and scheduling challenges that exist in our school systems today, would significantly diminish the impact we hoped to achieve this year. As an arts organization who is committed to reaching audiences throughout Nebraska and beyond, we are always exploring opportunities to make our work accessible, available and as low-cost as possible. If you are an educator, a homeschooler, a community group or just someone who loves Shakespeare, we have created a very special educational opportunity we are calling VIRTUAL SHAKESPEARE. For a limited period of time,

you can access our fall tour...at home!

 

See below for the details, and book

your virtual experience today!

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If you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a

skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline).

Additional information on suicide prevention can be found at HERE.

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- Meet the Cast & Crew -

Click HERE to take a look at our program!

Special thanks to...

Aaron Quinton-Thomas Butler
for crafting and conducting this interview.

Tyrone Beasley
for participating in this interview.

Enjoy! We will see you soon at Romeo and Juliet!

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Meet the Director

& learn more about our Shakespeare on Tour, Fall 2021
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- Spotify Playlist -

enjoy a playlist curated by our cast and crew of Romeo and Juliet!

On Tour Sponsors

 
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This production is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

To learn more, visit: https://www.artsmidwest.org/programs/shakespeare

Past Tour Locations

 

Past school locations:

Ainsworth High School

Bancroft-Rosalie High School 

Bassett Arts Council High School

Bellevue West High School

Bellevue East High School

Beveridge Middle School

Burke High School

Callaway High School

Central High School 

Clarkson High School 

College of Saint Mary

Duchesne Academy 

ESU #3

Gering High School

Lincoln North Star High School

Lincoln Public High Schools

Lincoln Southwest

Mount Michael High School 

Papillion-LaVista South High School

Tekamah-Herman High School 

Valentine High School

Reserve On Tour today!