The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour
Caitlin Kinsella and Ed Swidey, Macbeth, 2007 WillPower Production. Photography by Phil Stein.
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Touring to schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware
October 9 - November 8, 2013
NOW EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 22!
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
The National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest presents Shakespeare for a New Generation. The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is one of 40 professional theater companies selected to participate in Shakespeare for a New Generation, bringing the finest productions of Shakespeare to middle- and high-school students in communities across the United States. This is the tenth year of Shakespeare for a New Generation, the largest tour of Shakespeare in American history.
Find out more at www.shakespeareinamericancommunities.org.
The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour is the centerpiece of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's educational programming. Now in its 14th year, WillPower has served more than 110,000 students and has a well-established reputation for excellence.
A professionally directed 80-minute production of Macbeth 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 Macbeth
A post-show discussion with the cast after the performance
"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