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CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet

Folger Shakespeare Steward Award

Folger Shakespeare Steward Award

Photo by Michael Litchfield

On Friday, November 2 the Folger Shakespeare Library Director of Education Robert Young (L) presented the Shakespeare Steward Award to Chicago Shakespeare Theater for innovative teaching of Shakespeare in the classroom and its continuing partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). The award was accepted by Chicago Shakespeare Director of Education Marilyn Halperin and CPS Department of Arts Education Director of Arts Mario Rossero.

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CPS high school student Ryan Watts as Hamlet in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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Production 2

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CPS high school students Zhanelle Mitchell as Queen Gertrude and Roque Sanchez as King Claudius in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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Production 3

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CPS high school student Joaquin M. Samano as Laertes in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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CPS high school students Darien Phipps as Hamlet and Zhanelle Mitchell as Ophelia in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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Production 5

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Clockwise from left: CPS high school students Zhanelle Mitchell as Ophelia, Joaquin M. Samano as King Claudius, Kimberly Perez as Queen Gertrude, teachers Shannon White as Player Queen, Dan Rutkowski as Lucianus and Steve Iammartino as Player King in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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Production 6

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CPS high school students Carmen Fuentes as Ophelia and Joaquin M. Samano as Laertes in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

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Production 7

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CPS high school student Kaine Garcia as the Ghost of Hamlet’s father in CPS Shakespeare! Hamlet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s arts-in-education partnership with Chicago Public Schools.

 

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