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Weekend with Shakespeare

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017  |  UCSC Arboretum


About: Join Shakespeare scholars and artists for two days of lectures, discussions, and demonstrations about this season’s mainstage productions. Educator’s Day on Sunday, August 20 is built to provide teachers with tools and lesson plans to gain confidence and strategies for teaching Shakespeare in the classroom and beyond.

Weekend schedule:

Weekend with Shakespeare will be Friday & Saturday, 12-5pm at the UCSC Arboretum.

Educator’s Day will be Sunday, 11-3pm, featuring three 45 minute workshops including an acting/text workshop led by Artistic Director Mike Ryan, and a workshop on Common Core integration at UCSC Humanities 1, Room 210.


Attend the lectures only, or attend both the lectures and performances at a great discount!

Lecture only: $50 members / $55 non-members*
Lecture + 2 play package: $135 members / $150 non-members*
Teacher Training Day: $25

*Lecture only and Teacher Training Day tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office or online. Packages (lecture + 2-plays) must be purchased by phone to ensure the exclusive reserved seating.

Register online:

Weekend with Shakespeare is sponsored in partnership with Shakespeare Workshop, a program with the Institute for Humanities Research at UC Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz Shakespeare.

Full program schedule available at:


Day 1 and 2 of the workshop will take place at the UCSC Arboretum

Educator’s Day on Sunday August 20 will take place at Humanities 1, Room 210


August 18, 2017
August 20, 2017