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The 4th Annual Shakespeare Challenge, Recital and Photography Exhibit

June 1, 2013 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

| Free

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 22, 2013) – Southern California’s preeminent Arts education organization, City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts presents “A Day of Enchantmentfeaturing The 4th Annual Shakespeare Challenge, Recital and Photography Exhibit on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga, from 10am to 2:30pm. This is a free community event showcasing the work of over 200 students from Los Angeles’ inner city communities who have participated in City Hearts’ Arts programming in Shakespeare, Dance, Musical Theatre and Photography. Under beautiful oaks surrounding the Main Stage, students will kick-off the day competing in the Shakespeare Challenge, performing scenes and monologues before a panel of Judges and attending audience members. Judges invited to participate are: Max Adler, Ellen Geer, Jennifer Bronstein, Walton Goggins, and Armin Shimerman. Many of the children have competed in the Challenge since its inception, and for others, it will be their very first time.  We welcome all the children and admire their formidable courage and effort.  The afternoon’s activities will feature students’ recitals and Photography Exhibitions of some truly amazing student work.


WHAT: The 4th Annual Shakespeare Challenge, Recital and Photography Exhibit


WHO: City Hearts Students, ages 5-18


WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2013. 10am-2:30 pm: RSVP REQUIRED!

WHERE: The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum: 1419 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Topanga, CA

TICKETS: Free Admission, RSVP required 310-455-2898

ABOUT CITY HEARTS: For over 28 years, www.cityhearts.org programs have been that very special place for children to grow, experience the Arts, and learn skills that help motivate and enhance school involvement, community engagement, and a sense of caring and compassion for their local and the global communities while encouraging and inspiring children to reach their full potential. Founded in 1984 by Juvenile Court Public Defenders, Bob and Sherry Jason, City Hearts has provided unique training and experiences in the Arts to over 33,000 children since our inception. We believe that intervention and prevention are key elements to nurturing our children to become creative, compassionate and responsible young adults.  City Hearts is southern California’s pre-eminent Arts education outreach organization.




Ends June 1, 2013



June 1, 2013 10:00 AM
June 1, 2013 2:30 PM


Sherry Jason


Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. Topanga, CA 90290 United States