Pupils set to tread the boards again for first time during pandemic

Performances on Tuesday and Wednesday will see Shakespeare play with a 'feminist twist'

Monday, 14th June 2021 — By Harry Taylor

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Pupils during a rehersal last week. (L to R); Bilen Marhwe, Kiera Dugasse, Bianca Marhwe

PLAYS will return at La Sante Union secondary school for the first time during the pandemic this week, with a performance of Taming of the Shrew.

Performances on Tuesday and Wednesday evening will see pupils perform the Shakespeare play with a feminist twist according to head of drama Sarah O’Keefe. The hour-long play will be accompanied by a live jazz band.

Ms O’Keefe said: “It’s very exciting to be able to have live theatres and audiences after a long year and a half. The girls have risen to the occasion with their excellent performances. It’s lovely to see their talent in action once again”.

Tickets are available for £4 on Eventbrite via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/william-shakespeares-the-taming-of-the-shrew-tickets-156650454727

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