Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 219. Monday, 5 April 1993.
Date: Monday, 5 Apr 93 12:03:43 EDT
Subject: Theatrical Rarities
SHAKSPER susbcribers within commuting distance of Philadelphia might be
interested to know about the latest offering of the Red Heel Theatre
Company in Philadelphia. The company is small, young, only occasionally
Equity, and not always good, but they do interesting plays from the
neglected repertoire, such as _Mucedorus_, _The Wild Goose Chase_, and _Fair
Maid of the West_, along with plays from other national literatures and
periods, such as _The Mandrake_, _The Cenci_, _Life is a Dream_, and _The
Their next production is titled _In the Hand of Venus_, and consists of
edited down versions of Lyly's _Galathea_, Marlowe's _Dido Queen of
Carthage_, and a dramatic rendition of _Venus and Adonis_. It runs June
3-20. For information, call (215) 765-1715. Next year, incidentally,
the company plans productions of _The Changeling_ and _Two Noble Kinsman_.
Cary M. Mazer