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This Saturday, Shakespeare for Your Wee Bards

Do you have a budding thespian on your hands? Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports Child’s Play NY, an ensemble of classically trained actors and teaching artists “will perform a free performance of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” on Dec. 2 in Brooklyn Heights at St. Francis College. The performance will be followed by […]

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Reminder: Theater 2020’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Starts This Weekend

As we noted previously, Brooklyn Heights’ own Theater 2020’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream begins its run this weekend, with performances Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 3:00, at St. Charles Borreomeo Church, 21 Sidney Place. You may make reservations by calling 718-624-3614 or e-mailing theater2020@gmail.com

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Theater 2020 Presents Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream May 17-June 1

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 21 Sidney Place, on three successive weekends: Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19; Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25; and Thursday, May 30 through Saturday, June 1. More details here

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Asteria Charms; Next Up: Tenor Heroics

Romance is the theme for Theater 2020 this season. Asteria (Eric Redlinger and Susan Rhyne; photo) provided an afternoon of Arthurian romance for a rapt audience at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Saturday. Lest you think that medieval romance is all gallant knights and blushing damsels, consider the words (translated from the French) of one […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Bargemusic wants to get you into the Valentine spirit this Saturday evening, February 9, with a “Shakespeare in Love” concert, starting at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature “songs from the plays along with Renaissance, 19th, 20th and 21st century settings of Shakespeare’s lyrics and sonnets.” Music will be by vocal sextet The Western Wind. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

There’s lots going on this Saturday, June 9. Are you an uptight Brooklyn Heights woman? Take a walk down Squibb Hill to the lawn in front of the Tobacco Warehouse (New Dock Street at Water Street), where, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., you can… …[j]oin our dance circle under the Brooklyn Bridge. Learn women’s traditional […]

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Free Performances of Comedy of Errors on Pier 1 This Weekend

The final two performances of Theater 2020’s innovative, family friendly production of Shakespeare’s A Comedy of Errors will take place this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 9th and 10th, both starting at 7:00 p.m., at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Admission is free.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Tomorrow evening (Friday, June 1) the Brooklyn Film Festival starts at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema with screenings of Brooklyn Castle (8:00 p.m., Cinema 2, sold out) and Rose (photo) (8:30 p.m., Cinema 1, tickets available through the Festival website linked above). The Festival continues through the weekend, the following week and weekend, finishing on Sunday, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

In town for the long Memorial Day weekend? There’s lots to do. After a week off, Theater 2020’s production of Shakespeare’s A Comedy of Errors resumes this Saturday evening, May 26, at 8:00; there will also be a Sunday matinee at 3:00. Your correspondent heartily recommends this show. More details are here. On Saturday, Sunday, […]

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Reminder: Theater 2020’s Comedy of Errors Opens Tomorrow

Theater 2020’s innovative production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors (cast shown in photo) opens tomorrow (Friday, May 4) at 8:00 p.m. at the Cranberry Street Theater Space, Assumption Church, 55 Cranberry Street. More details are here.

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