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Shakespeare: The Remix

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Shakespeare the Remix  One of theREP’s most popular On-The-Go! shows, “Shakespeare the Remix” compares the power of language found in Shakespeare’s work with that of early hip-hop and slam poetry. Shayla, a hip teenage girl tackles some of the most famous characters in Shakespeare’s written works. She finds herself in a verbal battle with the Bard himself with both Elizabethan text and her modern-day slam poetry. Students will experience bits from “Hamlet,” “Macbeth,” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “Shakespeare the Remix” is a striking mix of Shakespeare’s text with fresh, original hip-hop poetry and music.

a man and woman dancing

Justin Friello and Alisha Espinosa – members AEA in theREP’s ON THE GO production of Aaron Jafferis & Gihieh Lee’s Shakespeare: the Remix.


October 28
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Capital Repertory Theatre
251 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12207 United States
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