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A ‘wow moment’ for visitors from New Zealand with a connection to Shakespeare’s sister

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Great to talk to visitors from New Zealand who had traced their family tree back to Shakespeare’s sister and hoped to continue their research here at Shakespeare’s Birthplace.  The background noise is provided by actors from in-house acting troupe ‘Shakespeare Aloud’ who perform Shakespeare (loudly!) in the garden of the Birthplace every day of the […]

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Jon Anderson from New Zealand as Petruchio from The Taming of the Shrew

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It’s not just our-in house actors, Shakespeare Aloud, who put on amazing performances in Shakespeare’s Birthplace, our visitors can be pretty incredible too.  Jon Anderson from New Zealand had recently got through to the final stage of a national competition organised by the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand, offering young New Zealanders the chance to […]