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Chandler Center for the Arts Brings Shakespeare in Jazz to Arizona Schools

A vocalist, pianist, and drummer perform in front of a brown screen featuring a drawing of William Shakespeare.


Chandler Center for the Arts will bring the electrifying SHAKESPEARE IN JAZZ to area schools and home school children through its Connecting Kids Theatre Kids Program.

Award-winning composer and pianist Daniel Kelly brilliantly reinterprets texts from Shakespeare’s most beloved plays with powerhouse jazz vocalist Frederick Johnson, bassist Jennifer Vincent and drummer Bram Kincheloe. Excerpts from Shakespeare’s masterpieces are transformed into songs that delight young audiences. For those who are new to the works of the Bard, All the World’s a Song offers an engaging introduction to the master’s work while offering exciting new interpretations for Shakespeare aficionados. Engaging, enlivening and thought-provoking for audiences of all ages. People will be singing lines from Romeo & JulietMacbeth and Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Educators who register their classes for this Theatre Kids experience will receive a unique link and access code prior to the event going live. The link will be live, January 18-31, 2021. Registrants will be able to watch the performance as many times as they would like within the viewing window.

This event is for educational purposes only and cannot be published online or shared with others.

Please complete this ONLINE FORM to register. Access to the performance is $50 per classroom (11 to 50 students) and $10 per homeschool group (1 to 10 students). Fees will be waived for Title I schools and qualifying nonprofit organizations.

Contact the box office at 480-782-2680 for additional information or questions.