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Shakespeare in Italy

Shakespeare in Italy is a charity dedicated to advancing the arts, specifically drama, for the benefit of all.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Wednesday 21 April 2021
    With musician, vocal artist, composer & writer Sarah Sayeed, whose credits include Principle Musician Richard II at The Globe, Composer and Musical Director RSC adaption of Moliere's Tartuffe. Here she explores scoring a piece of Shakespeare text with new approaches to composing and design in ways which enhance our appreciation and enjoyment of the plays.
  • Friday 23 April 2021
    Janet will be with us to mark Shakespeare’s birthday with a fascinating talk - an unconventional take on Antony and Cleopatra. She is famous for one of the most iconic portrayals of Shakespeare’s Cleopatra, playing the role at the RSC and on film and later directed Kim Cattrall in the part. Janet debates controversially why she believes that Cleopatra was originally played by a woman. She argues that the clue is in the line ‘and I shall see some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness'
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021
    With musician, vocal artist, composer & writer Sarah Sayeed, whose credits include Principle Musician Richard II at The Globe, Composer and Musical Director RSC adaption of Moliere's Tartuffe. Sarah's second session with us will give participants the opportunity to explore opening and freeing their natural voice, while finding different ways of working with range and dynamics, focusing on expression, intent and clarity using extracts from Shakespeare.