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This marks the New Jersey premiere of award-winning British playwright, Lolita Chakrabarti’s true-life story of Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor and the first black man to appear as Othello on the London stage. This compelling tale of a pioneer artist from the 1800’s is fascinating, heartbreaking, and immensely relevant for our day and age.
WHEN: September 21 at 10:00am WHERE: F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave., Madison (on Drew University campus)
In recognition of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Drew University have partnered to bring Shakespeare's First Folio to campus for a free exhibit. Presented in conjunction with Richard III, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the book that gave us Shakespeare.
based on the story by Dylan Thomasadapted to the stage by Jeremy Brooks and Adrian Mitchell
This delightful piece rejoices in the simple joys of childhood, the spirit of goodness, the comfort of family, and the magic that music and the imagination bring to us all. A wonderful winter treat for students and educators alike.