Thursday, September 1, 2016

STUDENT MATINEES @ STNJ THIS FALL

Red Velvet
by Lolita Chakrabarti

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)

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Richard III
by William Shakespeare

One of Shakespeare's most captivating and popular history plays, Richard III follows the rise and fall for the infamous crook-backed Duke of Gloucester.

Running in conjunction with the First Folio exhibit in October.

WHEN: October 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 @ 10:00am

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First Folio

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.

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A Child's Christmas in Wales

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.

WHEN: December 7, 8 & 14 at 10:00am
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Reserve your seats today, before it's too late!

Call (973)845-6742

or e-mail Education@ShakespeareNJ.org