with DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
MAY 22, 2017
This event is part of our season of “WOMEN TAKE THE STAGE: GBS and 100 years of women’s rights”, as we celebrate the anniversary of women claiming the vote in NY.
Written by Bernard Shaw in 1909
PRESS CUTTINGS: It’s 1909 and the men in charge of England are having a wild time trying to adjust to the Women’s Rights movement!
General Mitchener of the Army Council ... Mr. Paxton Whitehead
Prime Minister Balsquith ... Mr. Tim Jerome
Mrs. Farrell ... Ms. Christine Pedi
An Orderly ... Mr. A.J. Shively
Mrs. Banger ... Ms. Andréa Burns
Lady Corinthia Fanshaw... Ms. Cady Huffman
Narrator ... Ms. Mirirai Sithole
Scene: General Mitchener's Office in the War Office
Time: The forenoon of the First Of April, 1913
IN ADDITION TO "PRESS CUTTINGS" WE WILL PRESENT:
DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
Written by Bernard Shaw in 1910
DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS: Shakespeare has a secret rendezvous with Queen Elizabeth who may or may not be one of his inspirations for some of his most treasured sonnets.
The Warder ... Mr. Tim Jerome
William Shakespeare ... Mr. A.J. Shively
Queen Elizabeth ... Ms. Andréa Burns
Mary Fitton ... Ms. Mirirai Sithole
Narrator ... Ms. Cady Huffman
Scene: The Terrace, Whitehall Palace, Midsummer Night.
Period: the spacious times of Great Elizabeth
Full price $35
VIP SEATS (reserved) $50
Symphony Space Members $30
Student (with ID) $15
Group Rate of 15 or more $28
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