Washington Square News

A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

By Brooke LaMantia, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Frog and Peach Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream" is timely for your winter woes and last-minute Valentine’s Day plans.

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StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

By Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

With a hearty nod towards the Shakespeare classic "Twelfth Night's" leanings towards queer identity, Tisch Drama StageWorks brings hilarity and uproar to the stage.

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Another Election Gone Awry

Another Election Gone Awry

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The sheer impressiveness of the physicality in Shakespeare in the Square's adaptation of the classic "Coriolanus" makes it more than just good theater — it makes it an aching vindication of the feelings too often trapped inside ourselves.

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Fanfiction: Literature’s Frenemy

By Emma Gordon, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

The presence of fanfiction shakes up the literary world as well as provides opportunities for blossoming writers.

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‘King Charles III’ casts the British Royal family

‘King Charles III’ casts the British Royal family

By Emma Gordon, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

The British Royal Family become Shakespearean figures in Mike Bartlett's "King Charles III."

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Shakespeare gets a makeover in ‘Comedy of Errors’

Shakespeare gets a makeover in ‘Comedy of Errors’

By Hailey Nuthals, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Shakespeare's comedy goes bilingual, diverse and modern in the Public Mobile Unit production of "Comedy of Errors," set across the Texan-Mexican border.

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Public Theater presents multi-faceted ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

Public Theater presents multi-faceted ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

March 6, 2014


Filed under Arts

Marc Antony and Cleopatra are placed among history’s greatest lovers. Their tragic story is as famous as Romeo and Juliet’s, Samson and Delilah’s or Lancelot and Guinevere’s. However, Shakespeare’s portrayal of the couple is heavy on politics as well as love, focusing largely on the conflict between Egypt and ...