Venus and Adonis, Shakespeare Young Company

Venus and Adonis, image from Playbox Theatre

Date: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 2013
Location: The Dell, Stratford-upon-Avon
Times: 12pm and 3pm each day
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge, just turn up

Goddess meets Boy, Goddess wants Boy, doesn't get Boy… instead he turns into a flower!

Venus and Adonis - the first published work of Shakespeare - is a tale of the goddess of love and her passionate love for a young mortal.

SYC perform their sparkling new response to the poem - come to The Dell and discover why love is never straightforward...

About Playbox's Shakespeare Young Company
SYC is a unique programme enabling young people to train and perform the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries with emphasis on the work as living, contemporary drama.

Productions and special projects are developed in the studio for a variety of theatre spaces, outdoor venues and unusual sites.

SYC is now in its fifth year of development and in 2013-14 launches an expansion plan to reach more young people in the UK.

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