Heschel ESU Shakespeare Competition

Director: Sammie Smith

Venue: The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, Roanna Shorofsky Theater

Photography by Aaron Boalick

Working with Shakespeare is always fun, but this competition was all the more so. Without sets, the only thing differentiating the setting of the contestants was the lighting, and the broad range of monologues required switching between multiple settings.


Senior Gidon Kaminer performing Macbeth’s “If it were done when ‘ tis done” speech. Heavy toplight and a ghosted red cyc helped make the scene ominous.