Revision of Much Ado About Something: A Shakespeare Festival from February 22, 2013 - 12:00pm

Special March Programs - Sponsored by the James Caldwell High School & The West Caldwell Public Library

Funding Provided by the Robert Hilton Memorial Fund

hamlet.pngPROMOTE-A-PLAY: A POSTER CONTEST

Tap into your creative skills and design a poster promoting one of Shakespeare’s plays.  The poster must contain text as well as images and should be no larger than 11x17. Pen & ink, colored pencils, pastels, collages, and computer graphics are acceptable mediums, but paintings (oils, watercolors, etc) are NOT acceptable. Posters will be judged in three categories:

Adults (18 years of age & older)

High School Students in Grades 9-12

Middle School Students in Grades 6-8

 

Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner-up in each category. Posters must be delivered to the West Caldwell Public Library by 5:00 pm  on Monday, March 4.

To enter the contest, please click here to download and print an entry form with contest rules and return it to the Library.

Posters will displayed in the Library’s Art Gallery from Monday, March 4-Saturday, March 16. Then, they will be displayed in the High School lobby from Monday,  March 18– Saturday, March 23.

 BE CREATIVE & USE YOUR IMAGINATION!   

“OPEN WILL NIGHT”

Wednesday, March 6@ 6:30-8 PM

Bring a Shakespeare sonnet, original sonnet or one written by another poet to share with the audience or just come to listen. Readings must be limited to 5 minutes or less.                            

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SHAKESPEARE ON THE SCREEN - NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Ten Things I Hate About You - (PG-13 1999)    97 Mintues                                                                                                                                        Thursday, March 7 @ 6:30 PM

A modern adaptation of the comedy "The Taming of the Shrew."

 


 

“SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE: A RECITATION CONTEST”

Friday, March 15 @ 6:30-8:30 PM

Stephanie Gerstein, Doug West and Thea White will judge memorized soliloquies or monologues from Shakespeare’s works in three categories:

Adults (18 years of age & older)

High School Students in Grades 9-12

Middle School Students in Grades 6-8

 

Contestants must register in advance and  their selections must be approved by the Reference staff.  Each soliloquy or monologue must be no longer than 5 minutes in length. Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner-up in each category. Members of the audience must also register as seating is limited. A reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, featuring Renaissance era food will follow the Awards Ceremony.

To enter the contest, please click here to download and print an entry from with contest rules and return to the Library by 8PM on Tuesday, March 12 .

 

                                                        

shakespeareandfriends.png“SHAKESPEARE & FRIENDS SPEAK OF LOVE”

Sunday, March 10 @ 2:00  pm

An original staged reading of selections of prose and poetry from Shakespeare,Christopher Marlowe, Lord Byron, Elizabeth Barrett Browning as well as scenes from “King Henry V,” “Twelfth Night” and “Taming of the Shrew” presented by actors Rick Delaney, Thea White  and J. C. Hoyt.

       

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“SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE: A RECITATION CONTEST”

Friday, March 15 @ 6:30-8:30 PM

Stephanie Gerstein, Doug West and Thea White will judge memorized soliloquies or monologues from Shakespeare’s works in three categories:

Adults (18 years of age & older)

High School Students in Grades 9-12

Middle School Students in Grades 6-8

 

Contestants must register in advance and  their selections must be approved by the Reference staff.  Each soliloquy or monologue must be no longer than 5 minutes in length. Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner-up in each category. Members of the audience must also register as seating is limited. A reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, featuring Renaissance era food will follow the Awards Ceremony.

To enter the contest, please click here to download and print an entry from with contest rules and return to the Library by 8PM on Tuesday, March 12 .

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Essays cover the history of the field and the core aspects of behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology but also diagnoses, disorders, treatments, tests, notable people, and issues, including many popular concepts. Many of the newly added essays address how culture, ethnicity, and gender affect psychological theory and beliefs.