YSP in the News

  • Read theater critic Damien Jacques’ “My most inspirational theater person.”
  • Madison Magazine named The Young Shakespeare Players as 2015’s Gold Winner in two “Madison’s Best” categories: Best Youth Performing Arts Group and Best Kids Entertainment.
  • The Young Shakespeare Players were voted Madison’s Favorite Theater Troupe and Madison’s Favorite After-School Program in the 2014–2015 Isthmus Annual Manual survey.
  • Listen to actors & directors talk to Radio Lit about a busy summer at YSP, or read about a production of As You Like It in Square 77!
  • Read about YSP East in Vermont’s Commons Online.
  • YSP performed an original production of a project of similar scope to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 10-hour Nicholas Nickleby—this one bringing to life Dickens’s great final completed novel, Our Mutual Friend. Listen to directors & actors discuss Our Mutual Friend (& perform scenes!) on WORT’s Radio Literature. Read about the play in the Wisconsin State Journal.