Feb. 27: UD REP to participate in 'Sunday With Shakespeare'


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8:26 a.m., Feb. 7, 2011----William Shakespeare's worlds of magic, war, and love will fill the University of Delaware's Clayton Hall as students from a number of Delaware high schools come together for a Shakespeare festival and competition, "Sunday With Shakespeare," on Feb. 27.

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In addition to the festival of scenes, several students will perform monologues and sonnets as part of an individual competition sponsored by the Delaware Branch of the English-Speaking Union (ESU).

Members of the University of Delaware's professional theatre, the Resident Ensemble Players (REP), will judge the ESU competition as well as comment on the festival of scenes.

The first place winner of the ESU individual competition will receive an all expenses paid trip to New York City for a national competition. Cash prizes will be also be awarded to first, second and third place competitors.

The teacher of the first place winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to the United Kingdom for summer study.

This event is free and open to the public. "Sunday With Shakespeare" will begin at 1 p.m. and will conclude by 5 p.m.