Theatre for kids
Theatre for kids
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 - 10:00am to Thursday, 20 April 2023 - 12:00pm
British Council, 737 Anna Salai, Chennai 600002

‘Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears’. 

British Council Chennai invites you to celebrate William Shakespeare through a workshop with ‘Shakespeare Stories on Stage’ - in Theatrical Form. This workshop is specailly curated for children between 9 to 13 years. Children will use theatre as a medium to discover what it’s like to make spells and create atmosphere on stage – rolling this altogether for a heart-warming show. This workshop will be conducted over three days covering the below outline.

18 April 

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

19 April

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

20 April

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

  • Introduction to Shakespeare and his work
  • Unlocking Shakespeare's Language
  • Overview of the plays - Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear
  • Script reading of the plays (adapted)
  • Introduction to the Globe Theatre, Theatre, Rehearsals, and Audience during the Shakespeare’s time
  • Exploring various characters from Shakespeare’s plays
  • Play Rehearsal 
  • Syncronisation of selected scenes from different plays performed using different theatre styles
  • Present the performance 

Regsitration fee

INR 1400 for family and coprporate premium members of the library. Click here to register.

INR 1800 per child for other membership categories. Click here to register.

INR 2000 per child for non-member. Click here to register.

For any queries, please send an email to or call on 98939831722

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