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Theater 2020 to Present Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will present an innovative production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, featuring “five men, five women… and five puppets in a riotous romp of mistaken identity,” at the Cranberry Street Theater Space, Assumption Church, 55 Cranberry Street.

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Romeo and Juliet Cast Announced

Theater 2020 has announced the cast for its novel production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to be staged in July (for performance dates and times, see here). In the photo (double click on it to enlarge) they are: front (L-R) Kareem M.Lucas, Apothecary (puppet), Nicholas Pollifrone; middle (L-R) Brandie Moore, Poonam Basu, Vandit Bhatt, Sampsona […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Hindu/Muslim Romeo and Juliet

Theater 2020, as previously announced here, is presenting Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the Heights this summer. Instead of Renaissance Italy, this production will be set in contemporary India Brooklyn Heights, with a traveling acting troupe portraying Hindus and Muslims in present-day Verona, Italy (got that?). Romeo will be Hindu and Juliet Muslim. The play […]

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Heights’ Theater 2020 Gets Boost From Times

Wednesday’s Times had a piece on outdoor theater performances this summer, and includes our own Theater 2020’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which will have two free performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, one on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m., and one on Sunday, July 31, starting at 2:00 p.m. Noting […]

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Caesar Stabbed, Buried in Brooklyn Heights Coffee Shop

“Tazza” sounds like it could be the name of a character in Two Gentlemen of Verona, so perhaps it’s not odd that the Clark Street location of this shop has become the venue for a weekly reading of Shakespeare. Eagle writer Mary Frost was present for Julius Caesar last week, and found out how this […]

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Heights Couple Stage Tempest

Montague Street resident Judith Jarosz, Artistic Director of Theater 1010, has produced and directs a new version of Shakespeare’s final play, the dark-edged comedy The Tempest. Her husband, David Fuller, plays the leading role of Prospero (perhaps you’ve seen him on the street with his magnificently tended beard and moustache–see the cast video above). Reviews […]

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