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A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'

Monday, August 25, 2014

Public Works, a community based initiative of The Public Theate, is putting on a production of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' Public Works, a community based initiative of The Public Theate, is putting on a production of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' (Tammy Shell/The Public Theater)

Lear deBessonet discusses directing Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale.” She’s joined by Todd Almond, who plays Antigonus, and wrote the  music and lyrics for the production, which is put on by Public Works, a community based initiative of The Public Theater, that blends of professional actors, community members, and special guests. This musical adaption explores the promise of renewal in Shakespeare's fable of hard-won joy in the midst of a freezing cold winter. It's playing September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

Guests:

Todd Almond and Lear deBessonet

Comments [1]

Ed from Larchmont

The Tempest is the best.

Aug. 25 2014 01:29 PM

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