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Join us on February 1 for the 2020 ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Delaware

The 37th Annual ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Delaware Branch will take place on February 1st, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Saint Mark's High School. The deadline for area schools to register is January 10th, 2020. The deadline for area schools to hold their competition is January 24th, 2020. Contact Anne Marie Eanes at



With a performance of a sonnet and monologue from Shakespeare, Hannah Lowe  from Lewes, DE, a student of Martha Pfeiffer at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, placed as a semi-finalist in the 34th  annual English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition in New York City. The Competition took place on May 1, 2017 on the stage of the Mitzi Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center with 54 semi-finalists from as many ESU Branch competitions nationwide. Hannah previously won the ESU Delaware Branch competition.

The winner of the 34th English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, Ogechi Egonu, representing the San Francisco Branch, received a full scholarship to attend the American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp in Staunton, VA, this summer.  Second place winner, Brandon Burk, from the Kentucky Branch, won a cash prize of $1,000 from The English-Speaking Union, while the third place winner, Trevon Wainwright, representing the Kansas City Branch of the ESU, received an award of $500 provided by The Shakespeare Society.

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