Kentucky Shakespeare’s annual Festival in Central Park offers opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy the works of Shakespeare in the beautiful outdoor setting of Old Louisville’s Central Park.

Experience the 55th Season in 2015!  June 3-August 9, 2015

- 10 weeks/7 productions/59 performances

- Food Trucks and Will’s Tavern 

- Nightly Pre-Show Entertainment 

 

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William Shakespeare’s grandchildren all died without children – leaving him with no descendants.
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Study Guides and Evaluations

For your convenience, we now offer a series of  downloadable study guides, lesson plans, writing prompts, evaluations, and other resources! If you are having trouble accessing these resources directly from this page, please contact us.

While these activities are aligned with our performances, they also aim to bridge the gap between arts education and the Common Core Standards.

Differentiated lesson plans can be made available upon request.

 

2013-14  Study/Activity Guides:

Hamlet Spring Tour – Study Guide

Kentucky History Study Guide

Living History – Performance A (Grades 4-8)

Living History  - Performance B (Grades 9-12)

Staging Shakespeare

Inspecting Shakespeare – A Study Guide

Two-Person Hamlet – Summary & Activity Ideas

 

Lesson Plans:

Faerie Tales Unit 

 

Essay Prompts:

Romeo & Juliet

Much Ado About Nothing 

Julius Caesar

 

Children’s Activity Books:

The Tempest

Assorted Works

 

On-Demand Writing Prompts:

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Julius Caesar

Sample Rubric

 

*UPDATED* Common Core Standards, 2013-14 Programming:

Hamlet Spring Tour – Common Core Standards

Common Core Standards: Literacy K-5

Common Core Standards: Literacy, Grades 6-12 

Common Core Standards: Social Studies, Grades 6-12

 

2012-13 Study Guides (click to download): 

Julius Caesar  2-Person (k-5)

Julius Caesar Spring Tour (6-12)

Bard Buddies Study Guide (K-3rd)

 

Additional Documents:

Teacher Performance Evaluation 2012-13 (May also be completed online)

Student Evaluations for Living History 2012-13

Student Evaluations for Shakespeare programs 2012-13

 

Please mail or fax evaluations to:

Kentucky Shakespeare
323 W. Broadway, Suite 401
Louisville, KY 40202
Fax: 502-566-9200

For further details, please contact:

Matt Wallace
Producing Artistic Director
(502) 574-9900
matt@kyshakespeare.com

Study Guides and Evaluations

For your convenience, we now offer a series of  downloadable study guides, lesson plans, writing prompts, evaluations, and other resources! If you are having trouble accessing these resources directly from this page, please contact us.

While these activities are aligned with our performances, they also aim to bridge the gap between arts education and the Common Core Standards.

Differentiated lesson plans can be made available upon request.

 

2013-14  Study/Activity Guides:

Hamlet Spring Tour – Study Guide

Kentucky History Study Guide

Living History – Performance A (Grades 4-8)

Living History  - Performance B (Grades 9-12)

Staging Shakespeare

Inspecting Shakespeare – A Study Guide

Two-Person Hamlet – Summary & Activity Ideas

 

Lesson Plans:

Faerie Tales Unit 

 

Essay Prompts:

Romeo & Juliet

Much Ado About Nothing 

Julius Caesar

 

Children’s Activity Books:

The Tempest

Assorted Works

 

On-Demand Writing Prompts:

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Julius Caesar

Sample Rubric

 

*UPDATED* Common Core Standards, 2013-14 Programming:

Hamlet Spring Tour – Common Core Standards

Common Core Standards: Literacy K-5

Common Core Standards: Literacy, Grades 6-12 

Common Core Standards: Social Studies, Grades 6-12

 

2012-13 Study Guides (click to download): 

Julius Caesar  2-Person (k-5)

Julius Caesar Spring Tour (6-12)

Bard Buddies Study Guide (K-3rd)

 

Additional Documents:

Teacher Performance Evaluation 2012-13 (May also be completed online)

Student Evaluations for Living History 2012-13

Student Evaluations for Shakespeare programs 2012-13

 

Please mail or fax evaluations to:

Kentucky Shakespeare
323 W. Broadway, Suite 401
Louisville, KY 40202
Fax: 502-566-9200

For further details, please contact:

Matt Wallace
Producing Artistic Director
(502) 574-9900
matt@kyshakespeare.com