Congratulations to our friends at the United States Military Academy and the class of 2015!
Congratulations to USMA's newest Old Grads, #USMA2015! Job well done! Welcome to the #LongGrayLine! #USMAgrad #ForThoseWeLead (U.S. Army photo by Eric Bartelt, USMA Public Affairs) Please check our Flickr site later for more photos from today's Graduation. https://www.flickr.com/photos/west_point/sets/ — with Will Moore and 5 others.
The Shakespeare Society to Honor Helen Mirren, Lily Rabe Next Month
On June 1 from 6-8 pm, The Shakespeare Society will host their third annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). The Shakespeare Medal will be presented to Dame Helen Mirren, and The Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award will be presented to Lily Rabe.
Shakespeare's best-loved comedy is reinvented before your eyes in this wildly imaginative production. Five brilliant actors play 20 unforgettable characters in three rollicking stories that all take place in a magical wood on one madcap moonlit evening. Did we mention there's a donkey? It will truly be an unforgettable night under the tent. Have you bought your tickets yet?? First performance on June 9! http://bit.ly/1FxPTbf #hvsf #midsummer
Mark Griffiths, a historian, claims he has discovered the only surviving image of William Shakespeare that was produced in his lifetime. #shakespeare #hvsf
New Image of William Shakespeare Has Been Discovered, Historian Says
Mark Griffiths found the image in the 1598 'The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes'
Our Box Office is now officially open! Starting today you can order by phone and tomorrow you can order in person. As always, you can order online at http://bitly.com/1Ddyv79. We're just 3 WEEKS away from the start of the season! #hvsf #summer
"...outdoor Shakespeare is a must in the warm weather, and where better to take it in than this spot by the edge of the Hudson River? The natural backdrop is breathtaking and the work consistently strong." The New York Times is talking summer festivals so you better start making your plans because our season kicks off on June 9! #hvsf #summer #festivals http://bitly.com/1Ddyv79
At West Point, professor Elizabeth D. Samet uses literature (Shakespeare!) to help shape future warriors. And we're thrilled to have Dr. Samet hosting a pre-show discussion as part of our Friday Night Prologue series this summer prior to a performance of An Iliad. More info to be announced soon so make sure to check our website! #hvsf #fridaynightprologues
At West Point, warriors shaped through Plutarch and Shakespeare
So crisp in the morning light they were, nine cadets, dressed in fatigues and sand-colored boots, hearing the curious news that the poet would outlive the warrior. Shakespeare's rhyme lingered as if a sacrilege on a campus where soldiers have been mythologized for generations and graduates have been…
HVSF Youth Casting Call Auditions This Friday 5/15/15.
We are very excited to have the young actors in our neighborhood join us on stage this summer!
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is seeking to cast a non-equity local boy ages 8-12 to play Mamilius, the young Prince in Shakespeare's THE WINTER’S TALE for this summer season.
To audition, young actors should come prepared to play and read a short scene with director and HVSF Artistic Director Davis McCallum.
If your child would like to audition, please email Katie Liberman at Kliberman@hvshakespeare.org for an audition time and location.
Calling all kids (and their parents)!! We have a fun and exciting opportunity for young, budding artists. Help us spread the word by sharing with all of your friends and family. We are very excited to have young actors in our neighborhood join us on stage this summer! #hvsf #youth #castingcall
A jealous king banishes his innocent queen and infant daughter in a surprising story of romance, revenge, and redemption that unfolds across seasons, generations, and nations. The epic canvas of the Hudson Highlands provides the perfect backdrop for this wondrous fairy tale of a shepherdess who turns into a princess, a statue that comes to life, and the miraculous power of love to guide us home. Hurry and get your tickets now! http://bitly.com/1Ddyv79 #hvsf #winterstale