The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0291 Saturday, 14 April 2007
From: Shakespeare Theatre Company
Date: Friday, March 16, 2007 5:08 PM
Subject: Shakespeare Theatre Company Bulletin
ReDiscovery Series Reading:
"The History of Cardenio"
by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher
an imaginative reconstruction by Gary Taylor
directed by Stephen Fried
April 23, 2007, at 7:30 p.m.
Free - Reservations required.
Don Ferdinando forces his friend Cardenio's beloved Lucinda into
marriage, betraying both Cardenio and his own lover, Violante.
Brokenhearted, Violante and Cardenio plot to be reunited with their true
loves. Based on characters from "Don Quixote," "The History of Cardenio"
returned to the London stage in 1727 as "Double Falsehood"-a
contemporary adaptation of an earlier manuscript written by William
Shakespeare and John Fletcher. Shakespeare scholar Gary Taylor
reconstructs this 17th-century play that had been virtually lost to
audiences for centuries.
Click here http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/events/details.aspx?id=63
to reserve online or call 202.547.1122, option 4, to reserve.
"Virtually Richard 3"
Friday, March 23, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 24, at 8 p.m.
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE, Washington, D.C.
Metro: X2 bus to corner of H and 13th Streets
Parking: Street parking
Australia's internationally acclaimed Expressions Dance Company performs
"Virtually Richard 3," an audaciously original version of Shakespeare's
"Richard III" that seamlessly blends theatre and dance to tell the story
of the Bard's most complex and entertaining scoundrel.
Tickets $37 each
"... truly great, alarming, and rousing theatre" "Stuttgarter Zeitung,"
Click here http://www.wpas.org/performances/event.php?id=238 for more
information, to see a preview video clip and to order tickets or call
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