Shakespeare Schools Festival | PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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Shakespeare Schools Festival


  • Date: Monday 10th November & Tuesday 11th November
  • Time: 7.00pm

The Playhouse, Whitley Bay is delighted to mark Shakespeare's 450th birthday by throwing him the biggest party he has ever seen with the largest Shakespeare Schools Festival to date. 


The Shakespeare Schools Festival is the UK's largest youth drama festival and enables over 1,000 primary, secondary, and special schools to stage abridged Shakespeare productions in their local professional theatre. Each night four schools will perform four different Shakespeare plays. Come and party with Shakespeare and celebrate the achievements of your local schools.


Please note by the request of the production, filming, photography and the use of mobile phones is not permitted during this show.

  • Date: Monday 10th November & Tuesday 11th November
  • Time: 7.00pm
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  • Doors Open: 6.00pm

    Doors to Seats: 6.30pm

    Show Start: 7.00pm

    Interval: 10th - 8.15pm & 11th - 8.20pm

    2nd Half: 10th - 8.30pm & 11th - 8.35pm

    Show End: 10th - 9.15pm & 11th - 10.00pm