With twenty performances offered over four weeks, The Merchant of Venice was our longest running production ever. The production launched intense, but respectful conversations about the rise in anti-Semitism and other instance of hate speech and hate crime in our country. Producing Artistic Director David Stradley shares three highlights from the road. First State Community […]
Delaware Shakespeare is accepting headshots and resumes for actors for its 2019 season, including the Summer Festival production of The Merry Wives of Windsor,directed by Krista Apple, and the fall Community Tour production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Lindsay Smiling. Female and non-binary performers will be considered for some traditionally male roles. Performers of all ethnic […]
For those of you who couldn’t join us at “Shylock v. Antonio and the City of Venice: The Appeal,” we can now share the official verdict of the court: CHIEF JUSTICE HOLLAND Considering all the equities. We order Antonio to pay Shylock 3000 ducats, to avoid Antonio’s unjust enrichment. We reverse all other aspects of […]
For Delaware Shakespeare, one of the highlights of the summer was incorporating eight area faith leaders into the performance each night as “Friar Francis.” How did they feel their professional theatre debuts? We asked! “I’ve been on stage, I’ve done that,” said Bishop Todd Townsend of The Resurrection Center. “But with Shakespeare, I’ve been bit. […]
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