"Is there no play

To ease the anguish of a torturing hour?" 

– A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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"I have a speech of fire, that fain would blaze..."

-Laertes, Hamlet, Act 4 Scene 7


Photo by Robert Michael Evans. 

Lauren Ash-Morgan and Michael Downey in 

Shakespeare's Love and Despair: Macbeth, Seoul Shakespeare Company

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Celebrating Shakespeare, 2021

Connecting globally through celebrating Shakespeare

Missing theatre?

You can now watch The Orderly from home!


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Watch our 2019 production of Michael Downey’s solo play The Orderly, and please support healthcare workers.

Speech of Fire's
Shakespeare Studio--Online!


Interested in participating in an online class in the near future? Email us at speechoffire@gmail.com and let us know. We’ll resume these classes when there is sufficient interest. 

Our most recent round of acting classes was in May of 2021. Click on the button below to see what we had planned.

Photos by Laura Jasinskaite


Speech of Fire is proud to be a member of The Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA).

For more information visit www.stahome.org.


STA was established to provide a forum for the artistic, managerial, educational leadership for theatres primarily involved with the production of the works of William Shakespeare; to discuss issues and methods of work, resources, and information; and to act as an advocate for Shakespearean productions and training.