Seeking Male Actor for “Shakesplaining”

Seeking 1 man for Shakesplaining, a new play by Jonathan Riven. Shakesplaining presents popular pieces from Shakespeare’s works which are then explained by William Shakespeare and Queen of England in modern terms. Character: *   Man 1: Demetrius, Macbeth (as “Cliff”) Performance Dates and Times *   August 1 and August 8: 7 PM at Congregation Beth…

Saratoga Shakespeare Company Opens 19th season with “The Tempest”

THE TEMPEST (co-sponsored by SPAC and Radial Arts) on the SPAC grounds (Top, R-L) Louis Butelli*, Tracy Liz Miller*, Kent Burnham*, Maya Bhagwat Bassuk*, Dennis Schebetta* (Bottom, R-L) Oliver Wadsworth*, LeeAnne Hutchison*, Grant Neale*, Chris Naughton, Marcus Dean Fuller* (Director) *The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors…

Saratoga Shakespeare Company Presents “King Lear”

The Saratoga Shakespeare Company of Saratoga Springs, NY, is continuing 19th season with presenting its second production, Shakespeare’s KING LEAR, directed by Wesley Broulik. Broulik’s production highlights themes of stormy family relationships, human frailty, revenge, and redemption grounded in a timely and all-too familiar world. The company is thrilled to celebrate its nineteenth summer season of…

Hubbard Hall Teen Company Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Directed by David Snider Assistant Directed by Digby Baker-Porazinski Performances Friday, July 19th Saturday, July 20th, at 7 pm Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Students. Our Teen Theater Company presents a fun, bare bones performance of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. After training for three weeks in acting, text, stage combat, movement, and character creation, these teens…

REVIEW: “Twelfth Night” at Shakespeare & Company

by Jenny Hansell   Cross-dressing, mistaken identity, unrequited love, bawdy humor, and a few heart-stopping moments of darkness and deep emotion:  Shakespeare & Company’s hugely talented and appealing company works hard to make every word of Twelfth Night breathe as if freshly written.   Sticking with the play pretty much as written (recent productions in…