Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’

Daniel Sullivan Helms a Winning “As You Like It”

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by Joan Marcus. Here’s a mini-history lesson to go along with Daniel Sullivan’s marvelous new staging of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a perfect fit for the Public’s annual Shakespeare in the Park presentation (now celebrating its 50th anniversary): it comes on the heels of several underwhelming neutered versions of the Bard’s work. Last year’s All’s Well That [&hellip
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All The World’s a Stage: Alt Shakespeare in the Park

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Theater, West Side Spirit

Hudson Warehouse graces the Upper West Side with Shakespeare     It’s that time of year again, where people are filled with joy, the trees are covered in a shine of green, bottles (and people) are covered in sweat, and Riverside Park is filled with tragedy. This tragedy, though, is the re-arrival of The Bard [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Theatre

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Summer ShakespearPark Downtown Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Tired of waiting in the stifling heat for Shakespeare in the Park to no avail? Fear not; there’s another free outdoor option to view the Bard’s work. The Drilling Company’s LES staple, taking place in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Broome and Ludlow streets, will present [&hellip
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Armond White: One-Man Will

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Callow and Bate Pursue Shakespeare Billed as a play rather than a one man show, Being Shakespeare features actor Simon Callow on stage for almost two hours. But he is not alone. British scholar Jonathan Bate has written a “play” whose drama comes from engaging and explicating the works, history and facts of William Shakespeare. [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Sean Creamer & Megan Bungeroth SHAKESPEARE’S LADIES Just about all of Shakespeare’s characters are iconic symbols of the human condition, and the same can be said of the heroines within his tales. The experimental Shakespeare ensemble Dark Lady Players will be performing Shakespeare’s Annunciation parodies Sunday, March 25, at 5 p.m. at West-Park Presbyterian Church, 165 W. 86th St. The event is free to attend and [&hellip
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City Week: July 29 – August 5

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, July 29 Creative Writing 101—Professional writers teach an hour-long class on creative writing, hosted by the Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Barnes & Noble, 150 E. 86th St., 212-369-2180; 7 p.m., Free. Design on Wheels—The Museum of Arts and Design [&hellip
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City Week: July 16–July 22

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Friday, July 16 Bat Watching—At dusk, bats leave the warm spaces under city roofs to feed on flying insects. Members of the New York City Bat Group, aided by a detector that amplifies bats’ high frequency chirps, lead a [&hellip
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