20 Feb 2017

Getting young people stuck on Shakespeare

From Upbeat, 1:50 pm on 20 February 2017
Reuben Bowen

Reuben Bowen Photo: Supplied

Getting young people excited in Shakespeare is one of the main goals of the Auckland Shakespeare Company, who opened their production of The Merry Wives of Windsor on Saturday.

Director Stuart Devenie and leading man Reuben Bowen discuss how the energetic company of 14-25 year olds deal with this classic Shakespearean comedy, which they’ve set it in the 1950s but also draws on modern day reality TV with its subtitle The Real Housewives of Windsor.