Shakespeare for Kids

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June 6, Monday: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Kids 5 and up are invited to join Becky and Joel Wallin from BYU’s Young Company for another summer of reenacting Shakespeare plays, beginning with this classic comedy of love, transformation, and fairy mischief. Little ones (4 and under) can attend a special storytime in the Liger’s Den each week during Shakespeare for Kids.

June 13, Monday: Romeo and Juliet

The Capulets and the Montagues are warring again, but their teenaged children have more amorous plans. Join in this interactive version of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

June 20, Monday: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Find out if love truly conquers all in this mixed-up tale of courting gone awry.

June 27, Monday: Macbeth

Beware the Scottish play! Rumor has it that Macbeth brings bad luck to unwary players, so bring your best acting skills and learn the shocking secrets of betrayal and treachery in this classic tragedy.

July 5, Tuesday (the library will be closed July 4): King John

Join Becky and Joel Wallin from BYU Young Company for another season of reenacting the Bard’s best! This week learn about the reign of King John and his efforts to keep his throne. For ages 5 and up. Kids 4 and under can attend a special storytime in the Liger’s Den.

July 11, Monday: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Come play a part in Love’s Labour’s Lost, a quick-witted tale of lords who fall for ladies, despite their attempts otherwise. For ages 5 and up.

July 18, Monday: Hamlet

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark! Join us for the tragic tale of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, who suspects foul play after returning home for his mother’s wedding to his uncle. For ages 5 and up.

July 26, Tuesday (the library will be closed July 25): Two Gentlemen of Verona

Join in this interactive performance about two close friends whose friendship is tested by circumstance and love. For ages 5 and up.

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