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King Lear

The ties that bind in King Lear are woven of deceit, greed, grief and joyfulness. Often regarded as Shakespeare's crowning achievement, this tragedy about the relationship between parents and their offspring shows us how quickly we become blinded by fear and killed with love. Audience note: This production uses theatrical strobe lights. Is King Lear appropriate for my child/student? Click here. Probably not. Please read the information below in order to make that decision for your family or classroom. Adult Content Advisory: Multiple instances of intimacy and clothed, consensual sexual contact between characters that are not married and are, indeed, married…

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Chris Kayser as King Lear (photo by Daniel Parvis)
 

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King Lear

November 02, 2019 to November 24, 2019

The ties that bind in King Lear are woven of deceit,…

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) ONE WEEKEND ONLY

November 29, 2019 to December 01, 2019

​Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield (and William Shakespeare)…

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

December 06, 2019 to December 23, 2019

A Holiday Tradition at The Shakespeare Tavern for over 20 years,…

Twelfth Night

January 04, 2020 to January 26, 2020

A shipwreck, separated identical twins, mistaken identities, romance, revenge and one…

Romeo and Juliet

January 31, 2020 to February 22, 2020

We invite you to join us for our 20th anniversary of…

William Luce’s Brontë: A Portrait of Charlotte

February 28, 2020 to March 08, 2020

Brontë begins in 1849 with Charlotte, at thirty-three, returning from Scarborough,…

Much Ado About Nothing

March 14, 2020 to April 05, 2020

Shakespeare’s second-famous “battle of the sexes” play. Will Benedick, the ever-confirmed…

Hamlet

April 10, 2020 to May 03, 2020

The secret midnight utterings of a Kingly ghost set into motion…

William Wycherley’s comedy The Country Wife

May 15, 2020 to May 31, 2020

A satirical and bawdy Restoration comedy focused on the vices and…

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September 06, 2019

Jennifer HIGDON (b. 1962) Piano Trio Brian Raphael NABORS (b. 1991)…



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