It might seem crazy to try to pull off William Shakespeare’s Macbeth or The Tempest with a bunch of third and fifth graders. But for two decades, Georgia Shakespeare has produced the Bard’s work, comedic and tragic alike, with elementary school kids in the metro area. “It is a real challenge — no doubt about it,” acknowledged Allen O’Reilly, fresh from eight weeks of directing students at Atlanta’s Garden Hills Elementary in a production of Much Ado About Nothing. O’Reilly is Georgia Shakespeare’s education director and has been an actor with the company for 24 years.
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Learn more about Georgia Shakespeare camps at www.gashakespeare.org/camps