Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 9-12

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Why Theatre Is Important for (All) Youth

By Andrew Protopapas on Sep 17, 2020 8:00 PM

In his play "As You Like It," William Shakespeare uses the line "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts..." As cliché as is it to use a quotation from Shakespeare to begin a theatre blog post, those particular lines highlight the permeating nature of theatre as an art form. It’s not just about “play[ing] many parts” on a stage in a dark room.

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