COMMISSIONED BY ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
WRITTEN BY MARK WORTH
DIRECTED BY SARAH WORTH
The Forest of Arden arrived on the streets of Stratford, when Highly Sprung was commissioned by the RSC to work on a new piece of interactive street performance for Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations, inspired by the play As You Like It.
Two madcap ‘theatricals’ invited the gathered street audience to co-create the performance. Audience members become directors, lighting designers, costumiers and at times, the stars of the show. A director’s chair for the director, a torch for the lighting designer and a full set of costumes and wigs to choose from for the performers.
Armed with Shakespeare’s most memorable moments, love, laughter, marriage, murder and everything in between, All the Street’s a Stage was a highly interactive, funny and engaging improvised performance in celebration of the Bard.