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Shakespeare 400

Celebrating 400 years
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Festival Day

Stalls, theatre shows and a performance with a difference

In affiliation with The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Lotterywest, we present a once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in a very special, community focused celebration of the 400th year anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
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WA Day

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Shakespeare 400 Festival Perth is proud to present Shakespeare Shenanigans – a cultural interlude like no other Shakespearean experience. Concentrating on some of the greatest fight scenes from Shakespeare, audiences will enjoy an insight into Elizabethan daily life.

 

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GALA
CONCERT

WILL, ENGLAND AND ST GEORGE: A SHAKESPEARE REVEL

April 22nd 2016 is the eve of St George’s Day and the 400th anniversary of the death of England’s greatest playwright and poet. Join us at St George’s Cathedral for a special once in a lifetime gala event celebrating the milestone and worldwide occasion.
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2016 marks the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, a landmark occasion which will be celebrated and commemorated in festivities all around the world. The plays, poems and songs of William Shakespeare are remarkable not only for the incalculable influence they have had on the English language and the development of theatre the world over, but also for the depth to which his legacy transcends cultures, ages and genre.

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