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Shakespeare's Ghost

from Actors Company

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Shakespeare's Ghost. What if William Shakespeare, famed playwright and poet has spent the last 400 years haunting theaters? And what would happen if he decided one day to speak with YOU? Award-winning actor J.T. Turner brings William Shakespeare to life and presents an engaging show filled with stories about Shakespeare's life and work, featuring scenes from his most beloved comedies, tragedies and histories. This is a touching and light-hearted romp through the life and works of the world's most famous playwright, with plenty of audience interaction, making Shakespeare accessible for all. (Condensed youth version of this show, "Will's World" is popular with grades 5 - AP classes.)

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About This Program


Point to Point: $280.00
Point to Point Premium: $250.00

Title 1 Schools may request a $20 discount off the Regular Price of $280. DIscount also available per site when requesting a program for multiple sites to tune in simultaneously. Please inquire at . Thank you!


75 minutes (90 mins if a brief intermission is added/included)

Target Audience

Education: Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Literacy, Writing, Reading

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Unless cancelled due to official emergency (e.g., school closed due to weather emergency), cancellation must be received in writing by The Actors Company at least 2 weeks in advance of scheduled program, to avoid fees for late cancellations. Those who cancel within 2 weeks, and do NOT re-book program (subject to 20% re-booking fee) will still be responsible for full program fee.. Please contact us with any questions.

About This Provider

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Actors Company

Waltham, MA
United States

The Actors Company offers original, engaging, historical and literary character-based shows. Our highly interactive programs support educational objectives in ELA, HSS & STE in schools, as well as life-long learning goals in community settings. Shows are presented in period costume, and adaptable to specific curricular, developmental, and scheduling needs. The Actors Company
also offers professional development workshops for performing artists. 

TAC was founded by J.T. Turner (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), an award-winning professional writer, actor, director, and educator, and is managed by Marci Diamond, M.P.A. (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), also a professional teaching artist/performer. They have extensive experience working with schools, universities, senior communities, theaters, museums, filmmakers, universities, corporate and government clients, and non-profits. 

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Program Details


Shakespeare interrupts an imagined, terrible production of Hamlet, in order to share stories of his life and tales of the varied productions of his works throughout the world over the last 400 years. He also performs soliloquies from Lear, Henry V, Richard III, Hamlet, Midsummer, etc., engaging the audience in this wide-ranging romp through some of the most famous and enduring plays in the world!


Participants will:
1. Develop an understanding of the life experiences and sociohistorical context that influenced Shakespeare's works.
2. Engage with numerous scenes from Shakespeare's plays that deepen their enjoyment, appreciation and understanding of these enduring favorites.