Play in a Day

Spend a day with one of our practitioners to create a shortened version of one of Shakespeare's plays.

Working as an ensemble theatre company, you will devise, direct and act in a 20-30 minute reworking of a Shakespeare play that will be performed to family and friends.

A large group of young people perform a battle scene.
Photo by Laura Keating © RSC – Image Licensing

What and when

This is a fun and physical workshop so participants are asked to wear comfortable clothes, soft soled shoes and bring lots of water. Don't forget a packed lunch too.

The play for the Easter Holiday is Antony and Cleopatra.

Wednesday 12 April: For ages 9-10 years 

Wednesday 19 April: For ages 11-12 years

Thursday 20 April: For ages 13-14 years

10am - 4.30pm (performance will take place at 4pm)
Clore Learning Centre

£28 (lunch not included)

Booking tickets

Book tickets online by clicking the links below, or call the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493.


Book Tickets

Tickets for this production at the Barbican Theatre are available directly from the venue.


Or call the Barbican Box Office directly: 020 7638 8891
(10am–8pm Mon–Sat, 11am–8pm Sun)

Tickets for this production at the Theatre Royal Haymarket are available directly from the venue.


Or call the Theatre Royal, Haymarket Box Office directly: 020 7930 8800
(10am–7:45pm Mon–Sat)

The RSC Box Office currently doesn’t have an allocation of tickets for this performance.

However, tickets can still be booked through The Cambridge Theatre.


Or call See Tickets: 0844 412 4652

Although tickets are on sale, this performance is currently not available online.

This may mean the performance is sold out or that we only have returned or restricted view tickets available.

Please call the Box Office on 01789 403493 for more information (10am-6pm UK time, Monday-Saturday)