We know that the scripts are great. We've used them all! But our potential help with your Shakespeare project doesn't have to end there-- The staff of Shakespeare Free Library are available to help you in any way. We can correspond by email, hold a phone or skype conference, or come to you to teach, consult, and help direct problem scenes. In 2011 and 2012, Peter Gould went to Milton High School in northern Vermont for two days consultation on "Macbeth" and "Midsummer Night's Dream." Both productions won the the Vermont State Championships at the One-Act Festival. Kailie Larkin & Sophie Wood travel to Chelsea Vermont every year to assist with elementary-school Shakespeare productions. Aaron Kagan is coaching great Shakespeare at the International Baccalaureate School in Montezuma, New Mexico. Jonny Flood, Doran Hamm, and Marcel Freda have all been in charge of year-long residencies at the Gifft Hill School on St. John, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In 2015, Peter, Jonny, and Kailie brought a blitz of Funnery style for a whole week to Orleans Elementary School in northern Vermont. In 2016, Peter is assisting on a Free Library-scripted production of "Much Ado" at Johnson State College in northern Vermont, and looks forward to his next trip to New Mexico. Our experienced and enthusiastic staff members are eager to help you with your work. We come from Vermont, Boston, New York City, upper New York state, Los Angeles, London, and Santiago, Chile. We travel. We connect with young people and we inspire. We can make your labors SO MUCH EASIER! We'll help bring your audiences to a standing ovation when the curtain drops! You may have to pay for these services. We're affordable. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Running a workshop with an international group in New Mexico. Taking a break on the prairie.
The Johnson State College "Much Ado" group. Director Isaac Eddy (with daughter) on left.
In September, 2016, we helped Isaac Eddy's Shakespeareans mount a new production of "Much Ado." We LOVED the concept: northern-Vermont, sittin' out on a pile of palettes, drinking cans of beer, and tossing out Shakespeare's lines like they were just what you needed to say and how you needed to say it. Making it real, making it natural, making it seem like your own speech: that's how we do the Bard's language at Shakespeare Free Library!
IN FEBRUARY OF 2017, Peter will present his new play, a re-telling of King Arthur and the Knights of the Rount Table, at the New England Youth Theatre in Brattleboro. It's a feminist re-telling of some of the old Arthurian tales. Here is the script! Here is the script.