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Win Tickets to the 4th annual Shakespeare Challenge!

Shakespeare in Action is holding the 4th annual Shakespeare Challenge fundraising gala on March 25, 2015 at The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, and we want you to join us!

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The Cast of The Tempest from the 2013 Shakespeare Challenge

For the past three years, community members from the corporate sector fearlessly took to the stage in productions of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night to raise funds for Shakespeare In Action’s educational programming. Their generosity has helped to foster literacy, enhance creativity and promote speech arts for youth at risk in Toronto’s priority neighborhoods.

This year, The Challenge will feature twelve community members coming together to unleash their inner Shakespeare under the direction of Shakespeare in Action’s renowned Artistic Director Michael Kelly. Our Challenge Champions will perform an abridged version of The Comedy of Errors. In a race against time, these brave souls have rehearsed one night a week for eight weeks to prepare and present this memorable production. That’s the Shakespeare Challenge!

We are giving away a pair of tickets to the Shakespeare Challenge, where guests will be treated to a performance of The Comedy of Errors, food and drink, and a live and silent auction with fabulous packages, including a trip for 2 to Montreal to attend a Just For Laughs event, wine tasting tours, golfing passestheatre tickets, and many more! Most importantly, all funds raised will go towards Shakespeare in Action’s educational programming, giving access to the arts to students in priority neighbourhoods across Toronto!

HOW TO ENTER:

To enter, all you have to do is send an e-mail to jenny@shakespeareinaction.org with your name and contact information, and tell me who your favourite character from The Comedy of Errors is!

Contest closes at 11:59PM on Friday, March 20, 2015. Winner will be selected at random and contacted via phone or email. 

Good luck to everyone who enters!

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CONTEST- Win tickets to a Toronto screening of The Taming of the Shrew!

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As part of the Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen series, our friends at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema have generously given us 4 pairs of tickets to an upcoming screening of The Taming of the Shrew, and they could be yours!

To win tickets to the 12:00PM screening on Saturday, January 24th at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto, all you need to do is fill out the form below!

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR ENTERING!

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Contest is open to all residents of Ontario, and will close at 11:59 on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Winners will be randomly selected and notified by phone or e-mail.

Thank you again to our friends at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and Shakespeare’s Globe for making this contest possible, and good luck to everyone who enters!

CONTEST: Win tickets to a screening of A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

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As a special Holiday treat for all of you, our friends at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema have generously given us 4 free passes to the Saturday, December 27 screening of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Toronto, performed by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre! To enter, all you have to do is fill out the form below:

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR ENTERING!

Good luck to everyone who enters!

Contest closes at 11:59PM on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Winners will be contacted via phone or e-mail with instructions on how to pick up their tickets.

CONTEST: Win tickets to a screening of Henry V!

Our friends at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema have given us 4 pairs of tickets to the Shakespeare’s Globe presentation of Henry V on November 29, 2014!
Enter now on our Facebook and Twitter pages! Contest closes Wednesday, November 26 at noon.

Good luck!

CONTEST- Win My Old Lady ROE Passes!

Hello dear SIA fans! To show you how thankful we are for all of you this Thanksgiving, we will be running a contest during the long weekend! Thanks to our great friends at DFilms, we have 5 Run of Engagement passes for My Old Lady, starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, and Kristin Scott Thomas!

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Directed by famed playwright Israel Horovitz, “My Old Lady tells the story of Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline), a down-and-out New Yorker who travels to Paris to liquidate a huge and valuable apartment he has inherited from his estranged father. When he reaches his apartment in Paris he finds Mathilde Girard (Maggie Smith), a refined old lady living in the apartment with her daughter, Chloe (Jane Birkin). He then discovers the romantic history between Mathilde and his father, a romance that lasted over half a century.”

To enter for your chance to win, just fill out the form below!

This contest is now CLOSED. Congratulations to all the winners!

*This contest is open to all residents of Ontario who are at least 18 years of age. Entries can be submitted until 11:59PM EST on Monday, October 13, 2014. Winners will be randomly selected and contacted via e-mail or phone to confirm mailing information.

WIN Tickets to the Shakespeare Challenge!

We can’t believe that there’s only one week left until our Champions take the stage at the Shakespeare Challenge fundraising gala on May 21!

And guess what? We have managed to save some tickets to give away to our dedicated online friends and followers@ Guests will be treated to a Shakespeare play, music, food, drinks, and a live and silent auction!

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To win a pair of tickets to the event, all you have to do is send an e-mail to jenny@shakespeareinaction.org, and include your name, contact information, and the answer to this question:

Which play will our Challenge Champions be performing at The Arts and Letters Club on May 21?
(Hint: Visit the Shakespeare Challenge page!)

Entries will be accepted until 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 18. Good luck!

*You must be at least 19 years of age to enter. Winners will be selected by a random draw, and will be contacted on Tuesday, May 20 to confirm their name on the guest list.

Romeo and Juliet Blu-Ray Giveaway- Congratulations!

Let’s offer a huge congratulations to Jennifer WB from Toronto, ON for winning a copy of Romeo and Juliet on Blu-Ray! As promised, we will be sharing her poem on our blog!

The poem is called Your Love.

Your Love is like a river.
Constantly moving,
Adding to the wondrous beauty around.
Your love is eternal,
Just like mine is for you.

Jennifer, we will be contacting you shortly to confirm your mailing details! Thanks to everyone who entered the contest, and a HUGE thanks to our friends at DFilms for providing the prize!