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ESU 2024 National Shakespeare Competition

Important dates and deadlines for the Chicago Branch Competition:


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The Chicago Branch Shakespeare Competition 2023

February 11, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Willows Academy Auditorium

Deadline for area schools to register is February 1, 2023

Deadline for area schools to complete their competition and submit their school winner forms is February 4, 2023

Contact Dr. Ann Marie Klein at


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Chicago Area High School Students to Vie for Chance to Compete in the 35th English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition at Lincoln Center in New York


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ESU Branches to Send 40 Teacher-Scholars to the UK for Summer Study



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Click here to register


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