Nov 302015
 

  Othello Act 5, Scene 2
Othello
November 30, 2015

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From Henrietta Vinton Davis to Paul Robeson to The Harlem Shakespeare Festival, African American Shakespeare has a long rich history. Debra Ann Byrd, the delightful HSF Founding Artistic Director, continues the tradition with an all-female production of Othello that hit the stage this November. She shares with us her inspiration for taking on this most racially and sexually charged of Shakespeare’s plays, and giving it such a radical twist.

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Contributing editor:  Lucy Freyer

Nov 052015
 

  Twelfth Night Act 2, Scene 5
Malvolio
November 5, 2015

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Talk about cross-gartered!  Ted Lewis delivers a double dose of acting agility, dealing dueling versions of Malvolio’s boxtree speech.  A delightful insight into the process of a member of Eric Tucker’s Bedlam, one of the hottest theater companies in New York City.

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Contributing editor:  Lucy Freyer