“When I was at home I was in a better place” – Touchstone, As You Like It

As we all do our part and stay at home, our actors will be doing their favourite Shakespeare monologue from the comforts of their home! Check out the various monologues on our Facebook page. Remember to also check out our Ode to Shakespeare, as we countdown our past 10 Shakespeare in the Park performances since 1997!

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #1

Daniel Jenkins reprises his role as Iago from Shakespeare in the Park – Othello (2013).
Iago schemes against Othello to bring about his downfall, pitting Desdemona against the moor.

Click here for Iago’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #2

Thomas Pang reprises his role as Romeo from Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo & Juliet (2016).
In this iconic monologue, Romeo marvels at Juliet’s beauty as he looks upon her on her balcony.

Click here for Romeo’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #3

Jo Kukathas reprises her role as Julius Caesar from Shakespeare in the Park – Julius Caesar (2018).
Caesar remains resolute in her principles and refuses to be persuaded by flattery. Principled? Or Just plain stubborn?

Click here for Caesar’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #4

Zura Johnson reprises her role as Emilia from Shakespeare in the Park – Othello (2013).
Could Emilia actually be a modern day feminist? Emilia reminds Desdemona that men need to treat their wives better.

Click here for Emilia’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #5

Julie Wee reprises her role as Cassius from Shakespeare in the Park – Julius Caesar (2018).
Cassius reminds Brutus that “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

Click here for Cassius’ monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #6

Shane Mardjuki reprises her role as Orsino from Shakespeare in the Park – Twelfth Night (2012).
These are the opening lines to the play, as Orsino reminds us that music is the food of love!

Click here for Orsino’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #7

Cheryl Tan reprises her role as Juliet from Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo & Juliet (2016).
Perhaps one of Shakespeare’s most iconic lines, Juliet pines for her lover and asks what’s in a name?!

Click here for Juliet’s monologue.

Stay at Home with Shakespeare #8

Ghafir Akbar reprises his role as Brutus from Shakespeare in the Park – Julius Caesar (2018).
Brutus convinces himself that Caesar is a serpent’s egg that must be destroyed before it becomes a threat!

Click here for Brutus’ monologue.


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