The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour
Touring to schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware
October 5 - November 18, 2016
The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour is the centerpiece of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's educational programming. Now in its 17th year, WillPower has served more than 145,000 students and has a well-established reputation for excellence.
A professionally directed 80-minute production of Hamlet with sets and costumes
Trained and experienced actor/teachers delivering compelling performances and quality curriculum
Half-day or full-day programming that meets state academic standards
A classroom study guide specifically tailored to Hamlet
A post-show discussion with the cast after the performance
The National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest presents Shakespeare in American Communities. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is one of 40 professional theater companies selected to participate in bringing the finest productions of Shakespeare to middle- and high-school students in communities across the United States. This is the 14th year of this national program, the largest tour of Shakespeare in American history.
"This was the first live version of a Shakespeare Play I saw, and I thought it was amazing. I really wanted to just stay here and watch you guys perform all day, it would have made my whole life!"
-Student, Somerset, PA