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Chris Seiler (above) and Chris Johnston (below)
Chris Seiler (above) and Chris Johnston (below)

Shakespeare on-the-road in Canton

The American Shakespeare Center On Tour is at St. Lawrence University this week with performances of "The Taming of the Shrew", "Henry V" and "The Merchant of Venice". The group, based in Virginia, performs Shakespeare with the house lights on -- shattering the "fourth wall" between actors and the audience. ASC actors Chris Johnston and Chris Seiler stopped by our studios for a chat with Todd Moe.  Go to full article
Steve Scott
Steve Scott

Shakespeare on the St. Lawrence

The St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival opens its fifth season this weekend and is expanding to two productions along the banks of the St. Lawrence in Prescott, Ontario. Two of Shakespeare's best known plays, the magical A Midsummer Night's Dream and the world's most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet will be presented at the Kinsmen Ampitheatre through the middle of August. Connie Meng caught up with A Midsummer Night's Dream director Steve Scott.  Go to full article

Canton teens tackle Shakespeare

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream opens tonight at Canton high school's auditorium (7 pm). The plot: Lovers lives are complicated by laws, feuding faerie royalty, and...love. Todd Moe spoke with a few of the more than 40 students in the cast.  Go to full article
The Shenandoah Shakespeare Company
The Shenandoah Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare at SLU

The Blackfriars Stage Company, the touring troupe of the Shenandoah Shakespeare's American Shakespeare Center, is in residence this week at St. Lawrence University. The company will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar and Cyrano de Bergerac at St. Lawrence University through Sunday afternoon. Two actors from the touring troupe stopped by NCPR for a chat and a scene from Cyrano. Adam Segaller and Tyler Moss spoke with Todd Moe about performing Shakespeare under the original staging conditions.  Go to full article

Shakespeare Fest Opens

NCPR's resident theatre critic Connie Meng recently returned from a weekend of theatre at the 2006 Stratford Shakespeare Festival. She told Todd Moe it was an exciting weekend.  Go to full article

SLU Hosts Shenandoah Shakespeare

The Blackfriars Stage Company, a touring troupe from Shenandoah Shakespeare, is at St. Lawrence University in Canton this week. They're performing three plays Much Ado About Nothing, Richard III and Return to the Forbidden Planet, starting tonight (7:30pm). Todd Moe talks with five members of the troupe.  Go to full article
William Hutt as Prospero
William Hutt as Prospero

At the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario

The Shakespeare Festival in Stratford Ontario is in full swing. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was there last week and saw five plays in three days. The Stratford season runs through the first week of November.  Go to full article
Knighthorse Artist Director Tyrus Lemerande
Knighthorse Artist Director Tyrus Lemerande

Preview: Knighthorse's Tempest for Two in Malone

Foothills Art Society is hosting Knighthorse Theatre Company with the performance of Tempest for Two Saturday night (7:30) at the Malone Lodge of Elks, Elm Street, in Malone. Knighthorse is a new theatre company created by actors Tyrus Lemerande and Amy McLaughlin-Lemerande. Grounded primarily in Shakespeare, Tyrus told Todd Moe that he and Amy are devoted to creating vibrant, living theatre.  Go to full article
Juan Chioran as Don Adriano de Armado. Photo: Andrée Lanthier.
Juan Chioran as Don Adriano de Armado. Photo: Andrée Lanthier.

Theatre Review: Love's Labour's Lost at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost is runs through January 29 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Shenandoah Shakespeare Express' Paul Fidalgo and Fred Arsenault in the NCPR studio.
Shenandoah Shakespeare Express' Paul Fidalgo and Fred Arsenault in the NCPR studio.

Shenandoah Shakespeare: A Fresh Approach to Elizabethan Theatre

Earlier this fall, the Shenandoah Shakespeare Express visited the North Country. The touring troupe was in Canton, Potsdam, Ottawa and Burlington. Three of the actors stopped by our studios to talk about their fresh, energetic approach to Shakespeare's plays. Todd Moe spoke with Paul Fidalgo, Fred Arsenault and founding member Joyce Peifer.  Go to full article

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