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American Repertory Ballet’s Mary Barton: A Life in Dance

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Mary Barton, Ballet Master and Resident Choreographer of American Repertory Ballet (ARB), is modest when she talks about her many successes.  She calls the company

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Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward
Goes Back to Medieval Times for Henry IV

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Ann Hould-Ward remembers the exact moment she thought about becoming a costume designer, although, at age four, she did not yet have a title for

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Winter’s Tale – A Shakespearean Potpourri

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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This play? This is a weird play. Shakespeare was nearing his final days when he wrote the Winter’s Tale. After a long and illustrious—and historic,

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Mother Courage and Her Children: Kathleen Turner
Takes on Bertolt Brecht at the Arena Theatre

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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War is like love;  it always finds a way. Seventy-five years after it was first written, Bertolt Brecht’s classic anti-war play feels more vital and

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Erin Weaver – Listening to Mother Courage

Monday, January 20th, 2014
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As an actress, Erin Weaver has always been a good listener and her upcoming role as the mute daughter, Kattrin, in Arena’s Stage’s Mother Courage

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Romeo and Juliet: Wherefore Art Thou Teenage Angst?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
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For never was there a tale of more woe-than Juliet and her Romeo… Romeo and Juliet is not one of my favorite plays by the

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Romeo And Juliet: If Lovin’ You Is Wrong,
I Don’t Wanna Be Right

Saturday, September 28th, 2013
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This Romeo and Juliet opens with a bang- literally. We’re immediately focused on a huge bell, center stage; a live white dove captures our attention.

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Acquisitions Night at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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On February 21st, 6:30 p.m. the doors were opened to the main hall to welcome guests to one of two of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s

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