News & Updates

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
Ah, summer, sweet summer! Sunshine and Shakespeare! We're wrapping up June, Independence Day is this weekend, and that means GreenStage and FREE Shakespeare returns to a park near you next week! Our summer season opens Friday, July 10 with three performances: Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Amelia Meckler Bowers, will play at Seward Park; The Two Noble Kinsmen, directed by Ryan Higgins, will be performed at Volunteer Park; and our Backyard Bard version of The Two Gentlemen of... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:26am
The excitment is mounting at GreenStage! Rehearsals are well under way and our 27th summer of FREE Shakespeare in the Park gets under way one month from today! What to do if you're not rehearsing, directing, costuming, stage managing, teching, making props, choreographing fights, choreographing dance, getting ready for summer camps, designing programs, writing news stories, filling out online calendar listings, sending news releases, fighting off website hack-attacks from ISIS, wrestling... + continue reading
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 5:01pm
With our 2014 production of Othello GreenStage has completed Shakespeare's canon! We're continuing our celebratory look back at every play. Today's play is the one with which we completed the canon: this year's Othello!  Teresa Thuman directs, Johnny Patchamatla plays the Moor, Libby Barnard is Desdemona, and Martyn G. Krouse portrays Iago. That's Krouse and Patchamatla in the photo above. KABOOM!! Canon complete! It took us just 26 summers... How many of... + continue reading
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:36pm
With our 2014 production of Othello GreenStage has completed Shakespeare's canon! We're continuing our celebratory look back at every play. Today's play is Cardenio, GreenStage's Hard Bard production in 2012. Scholars continue to debate whether Cardenio is the work of Shakespeare, John Fletcher, and/or Thomas Middleton, but we did it anyway! Tony Driscoll directed, and the cast included Aaron Allshouse, Meredith Armstrong, Geb Brown, Anthony Duckett, Matthew Gilbert... + continue reading
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:17pm
With our 2014 production of Othello GreenStage has completed Shakespeare's canon! We're continuing our celebratory look back at every play. Today's play is The Winter's Tale, a rare indoor production for GreenStage at Hugo House in 2000. Tony Driscoll directed and played Antigonus. The cast also included David J. Dodge as Leontes, Amelia Meckler as Hermione, Erin Day as Paulina, and Ryan Spickard, in his first show with GreenStage, as Polixene. That's Dodge... + continue reading