How to Teach Shakespeare to Children

WED, MAY 3, 2017 (1:06:59)

Ken Ludwig speaks to an audience about introducing young children to the work of Shakespeare. Ludwig is the winner of the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of 2014, How to Teach Shakespeare to Children. In it, Ludwig provides the tools to help children come to love and understand Shakespeare’s works.

+ BIO: Ken Ludwig

Ken Ludwig is a two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright whose work is performed throughout the world in more than thirty countries and over twenty languages. He has written twenty-four plays and musicals, with six Broadway productions and seven in London’s West End. His Tony-winning play Lend Me A Tenor, was called "one of the classic comedies of the 20th century” by The Washington Post. His book How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare (Random House) won the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book and his essays are published by the Yale Review. Ken’s plays and musicals are produced somewhere in the United States and abroad every night of the year.

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