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Winter’s Tale – A Shakespearean Potpourri

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
by on Playing Around

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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It’s Time for Sports to Retire “Indian” Names

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
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It’s a debate that has been raging for some time, whether the Washington Redskins should change its name, a name Native Americans find offensive. Redskins

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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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This Kiss Me Kate Deserves A Smooch

Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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With Kiss Me Kate, Westchester Broadway has taken on a classic of the musical theater that’s both demanding vocally and challenging in terms of dialogue.

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The Castle – A Shakespearean Epic

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Do you find contemporary drama missing the pith and grit of the best plays by O’Neill, Miller, Williams? Does modern, theatrical satire, in your opinion,

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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Takes on the “Enormous” King Lear

Monday, July 15th, 2013
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One of Shakespeare’s least performed works though considered one of his most powerful and complex comes alive by the talented and devoted players of this

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Thumbs up for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare’s Festival
Production of All’s Well That Ends Well

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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Shakespeare would absolutely give hearty thumbs up to the performances by the Hudson Valley troupe that carry his name and who perform a selection of

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Is Tops For Comedy Modern And Classic

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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By no stretch of the imagination is The Comedy of Errors one of Shakespeare’s best plays. It’s obvious that it was written early on in

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