Shakespeare Lite

Throughout the month of June, enjoy four favorite Shakespeare plays, each performed in under an hour and featuring your favorite American Stage actors.

Four Sundays at 2 p.m.,  June 7 – 28

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  • Romeo and Juliet (June 7) – In this quintessential Shakespeare story of young love,  two star-crossed lovers from feuding families are determined to be together at all costs.
  • Comedy of Errors (June 14) – After both being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them in this fairytale farce of everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision.
  • Othello (June 21) – A tragedy of jealousy about an African general in the Venetian army who is tricked into suspecting his wife of adultery.
  • Twelfth Night (June 28) – Orsino loves Olivia, Olivia loves Cesario and  Cesario’s really a woman disguised as a man who’s fallen for her boss, Orsino in this comedy about gender, power and love.

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