The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing, 2012 Mainstage Production. Photo by Lee A. Butz.


Touring to schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware
October 8 - November 21, 2014

NOW EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 21!
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower program is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

The National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest presents Shakespeare in American Communities. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is one of 40 professional theater companies selected to participate in bringing the finest productions of Shakespeare to middle- and high-school students in communities across the United States. This is the twelfth year of this national program, the largest tour of Shakespeare in American history.

Find out more at www.shakespeareinamericancommunities.org.

Printable Registration Form for Much Ado About Nothing

Study Guide: Much Ado About Nothing 2014

The Linny Fowler WillPower Tour is the centerpiece of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's educational programming. Now in its 15th year, WillPower has served more than 130,000 students and has a well-established reputation for excellence.

  • A professionally directed 80-minute production of Much Ado About Nothing with sets and costumes

  • Trained and experienced actor/teachers delivering compelling performances and quality curriculum

  • Half-day or full-day programming that meets state academic standards

  • A classroom study guide specifically tailored to Much Ado About Nothing

  • A post-show discussion with the cast after the performance

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower program is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

"This was the first live version of a Shakespeare Play I saw, and I thought it was amazing. I really wanted to just stay here and watch you guys perform all day, it would have made my whole life!"
-Student, Somerset, PA