Performing Shakespeare for kids

Yorick the Break Dancer (Yo-Rick!)

In my most recent direction of┬ámy Hamlet for Kids there came the moment when the young actor comes on stage and says the line, “Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him. When I was a kid, he was the jester, the funniest guy I knew.” And the play moves on… but, this one kid, as he…