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Shakespeare High (2012)

Shakespeare High (2012)

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Shakespeare High is a feature-length documentary about a determined group of teens whose immersion in the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California's high school drama program compels them to overcome their difficulties and create better lives for themselves. Among the many famous alumni/ae of this almost 100 year-old program are Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham and Richard Dreyfuss, all featured in the movie. -- (C) Official Site
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NR
Genre:
Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts , Special Interest
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Cast

Tosh Hall
as Tosh Hall
Melvin Emesibe
as Melvin Emesibe
Sam Sterns
as Sam Sterns
Colleen Greenhalgh
as Colleen Greenhalgh
Marissa Gold
as Marissa Gold
Galvin Emeslbe
as Galvin Emeslbe

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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

It's impossible not to root for these driven, high-spirited participants - and for the longevity of this invaluable program.

Full Review… | April 5, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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Alex Rotaru's very busy docu focuses more on the kids' stories than on their work; considering how sensational some of them are, it's probably a strategic advantage.

Full Review… | March 10, 2012
Variety
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The real stars here are the kids themselves - all chasing after a small shiny statue, and a much larger dream.

Full Review… | March 9, 2012
Newark Star-Ledger
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Director Alex Rotaru could have focused more; three or four really compelling stories are scattered among a handful of others.

Full Review… | March 9, 2012
New York Post
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An inspiring, if too short and overcrowded, examination of the competition among high schools at the 90th annual Drama Teachers Association of Southern California Shakespeare Festival.

March 8, 2012
New York Times
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Rotaru breaks no new ground, but he doesn't have to.

Full Review… | March 8, 2012
New York Daily News
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