You're invited to a join us for a week-long celebration of Shakespeare's most beloved works and characters. We'll be partnering with Bell Shakespeare for six live and interactive events hosted from Bell Shakespeare's Google+ page.
Here are the events you can get involved with:
- 23rd April: Shakespeare's Birthday Bash - A live 15 minute party with Shakespeare’s greatest characters, including Cleopatra, Hamlet, Richard III, and Shakespeare himself.
- 28th April: In Conversations with John Bell and Peter Evans - Two theatre greats talking about performance, Shakespeare and the founding of Australia’s Shakespeare company.
- 29th April: Hamlet Acting Workshop: 'To thine own self be true' - A video lesson exploring Bell Shakespeare’s approach to Shakespearean text, using Hamlet’s speech as an example.
- 30th April: International guest Lily Cole with John Bell - Lily Cole, actress and founder of Impossible.com, will speak with John Bell about theatre and The Globe.
- 1st May: Hangout in History: Elizabethan England - William Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth I chat about what it is like to live in the 16th Century.
- 2nd May: Take the stage: Star in Romeo and Juliet - Join a Hangout on Air to deliver a line from Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene with other thespians from around the world.
You can find out more at Bell Shakespeare's website and RSVP to join in the fun at Bell Shakespeare's Google+ page. Whether you're an modern day Romeo or an aspiring Hamlet, we hope you'll join us and Bell Shakespeare as we revisit the bard's greatest moments.
Posted by Leticia Lentini, Brand Marketing Manager, Google Australia. Who dreams of one day playing Cordelia on stage.