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Hamlet

Synetic Theater Celebrates 450th Anniversary of the Bard
With Signature Cocktails and its Signature Hamlet

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Synetic Theater in Arlington hosted a pre-show cocktail party at 7 p.m. before the showing of Hamlet. An open bar

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Twelfe Night – Or What You Will – Not to Be Missed

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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The frisky production of Twelfe Night currently sparking Broadway, like its spelling, has been created with meticulous authenticity from the ground up. Not only are

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The Last Will – Disappointing

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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“William Shakespeare’s tumultuous final days and his ultimate change of heart” Will Shakespeare (Austin Pendleton) is not sleeping. He’s arrived home on one of four

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In Acting Shakespeare – “He Wrote Us”

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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A bare stage. A wooden crate. A silver topped cane. The actor, in jeans and a jacket, walks in from the audience. He sets down

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And on the Twelfth Night There Was Revelry!

Friday, May 4th, 2012
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When, as a theatre audience member, you walk into a non-traditional space, you expect a show that will rival its venue in exciting irreverence. With

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Lynn Redgrave Archive at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Lynn Redgrave, the original Georgy Girl, died nearly two years ago. A member of a storied Shakespearean family, she let behind a theatrical archive, a collection

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The Tragic Comedy of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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It is hard to believe that William Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice is a comedy. True, it doesn’t have the soul-searching elements of Hamlet, the star-crossed

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“Summer of Lust”—A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
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The Cell and The Hive Theatre Company’s second “Summer of Lust” show, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, is staged with the playful spirit

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