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Friday, May 5 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Shakespeare To Hip Hop Presents: The Shakespeare Speakeasy

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William Shakespeare is the greatest writer the world has ever known. To celebrate his work and influence, literaryperformers and slam poetry champions, Regie Gibson and Marlon Carey (aka Shakespeare to Hiphop), have created "The Shakespeare Speakeasy": An all-new, original performance combining song, storytelling, spoken word and rap, with live jazz, funk, blues, hiphop and country music. "The Shakespeare Speakeasy" is a hip trip back and forth between the 16th and 21st centuries. This show is great for students, teachers and all who want to learn more about Shakespeare in a fun and funky forum. Come on and boogie with the "Bard"!

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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is a poet, songwriter, author, workshop facilitator, and educator. Gibson and his work appear in the film Love Jones, based largely on events in his life. In 1999 he performed for the award-winning Traffic Series at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater where he adapted the... Read More →

Friday May 5, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Old Town Hall Second Floor 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA 01970