By Shaxspear

To celebrate Shakespeare 456th birthday (he doesn’t look a day over 302!), we’ve asked members to share a sonnet or speech in our first ever, online Showcase!

We hope you enjoy all the performances!

Kandace Crystal received her BFA in Acting from FSU and favorite credits include Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, and Othello. You may have seen her in our romantic Art Stops this past February (remember when we were outside??).

We kick off Shakespeare’s brithday week with our first Showcase performer: the very talented Kandace Crystal!Our…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Sandra Maas is a 35-year broadcast veteran of TV and radio. A longtime news anchor for KUSI, she has earned 13 Emmy nominations, and was also featured in our Sonnets project last fall!

As we all celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday (456 years young!), enjoy celebrated broadcaster Sandra Maas with this…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Tom Steward has worked with numerous companies in San Diego, been to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and even played Shakespeare himself in The Complete History of Theatre. Tom was also part of our Midsummer Art Stops last June. Fingers crossed we can do this event this year – maybe it’ll be virtual??

In our final Showcase piece this week celebrating the Bard’s Birthday, we have the wonderful Tom Steward sharing…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Friday, April 24, 2020

Susan Benninghoff has worked as a commercial actress/voiceover artist on both east and west coasts. She is also the only continuous ensemble player in all three of our Shakespeare mock trials!⁠

Shakespeare’s birthday celebration continues this week as we share more performers form our Showcase. Here’s the…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

William Barstad was last seen in “Geography of a Horse Dreamer” and has participated in several San Diego Actors Theater staged readings. Past productions at SDSU include Lysistrata, Caucasian Chalk Circle and Cloud 9.

We have a last-minute addition to our Showcase this week!William performs a speech from Act I, Sc 3 of Hamlet, wherein…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Ashley Engelman is a recent graduate of USD, where she earned a BA in Theatre/English and a paralegal certificate. Some of her favorite theatrical credits include Viola, Perdita, and Lady M!

When was the last time you saw or even read King John? It’s such a terrific (and we’ll say underappreciated) play with…

Posted by The San Diego Shakespeare Society on Friday, May 1, 2020

Thank you to all our Showcase Performers and to YOU for watching!


Directed by Patricia Elmore Costa and John Tessmer

Read more here:: https://sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/2020/04/shakespeare-showcase/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shakespeare-showcase

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