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Globe Family Day

Globe Family Day

Saturday, June 18, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Copley Plaza
The Old Globe

  • Live music
  • Storytelling in the garden
  • Theatre crafts
  • Bard games
  • Free backstage tours from 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
    (Tours are first-come, first-served and open to ages 9 and above)

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Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location: Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP: Free event, limited availability.

Saturday, June 18, 12:00 p.m.
Words, Words, Words
Use witty insults to gain a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s language. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will invite participants to play with words from the famous lines of Shakespeare’s First Folio. This free one-hour family program will include longer scenes that work especially well with older children (9 to 12 years old).
Location: Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP: Free event, limited availability.

Saturday, June 18, 1:30 p.m.
Create a Folio
Learn how early printing processes influence the way we experience Shakespeare’s First Folio today. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will lead a hands-on demonstration to show how early modern books were printed. Appropriate for children of all ages, this free one-hour family program includes activities that participants can take home and complete following the workshop.
Location: Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP: Free event, limited availability.

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First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor, and by the support of Google.org, Vinton and Sigrid Cerf, the British Council, and other generous donors.
San Diego applauds the local sponsors of the First Folio exhibition. They include Leading Sponsors Diane and John Berol and Audrey S. Geisel/The Dr. Seuss Fund at The San Diego Foundation: Major Sponsors The David C. Copley Foundation and The Favort Fund; and Sponsors HoyleCohen, Ann Davies in Memory of John G. Davies, The San Diego Foundation, United, The City of San Diego, The County of San Diego, Barbara and Mathew Loonin, Friends of the San Diego Central Library, Helga Moore, and Bob and Joan Reese.
The event is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.