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About the event

Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at the New Theatre Royal.

Join us from 6th – 7th November for an exhilarating evening of theatre, with a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.

In the celebratory finale of their Festival journey, 30,000 young people from primary, secondary and special schools will unite for thrilling performance evenings nationwide.

Monday 6th November

  • The Comedy of Errors – Highfield School
  • Othello – Ark Charter Academy
  • Romeo and Juliet – Miltoncross Academy
  • Twelfth Night – St. Swithun’s School

Tuesday 7th November

  • Romeo and Juliet – The Cowplain School
  • Twelfth Night – Mayville High School
  • The Tempest – St. Edmund’s Catholic School
  • Hamlet – The Portsmouth Grammar School