Spearshaker at Tate Britain, 23rd April 2016

Great news! Spearshaker Theatre will be performing ‘pop up’ Shakespeare monologues and duologues infront of Shakespeare inspired artworks in the Tate Britain collection on Saturday 23rd April 2016. Click here for more info – we’d love to see you there!

Pop-up Shakespeare at Tate Britain

Watch Tate’s collection spring to life as four scenes from Shakespeare’s plays are spontaneously performed at Tate Britain to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Scenes from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Othello and Romeo and Juliet will be played out in front of the paintings inspired by these works: Titania and Bottom and Lady Macbeth Seizing the Daggers by Henry Fuseli, Head of a Man by John Simpson and Queen Mab’s Cave by JMW Turner.

Performance Times

13.00: Romeo and Juliet, room 1840

14.00: Midsummer Night’s Dream, room 1780

15.00: Othello, room 1810

16.00: Macbeth room 1780

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