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Shipwrecked! and Comedy of Errors are featured in the Daily Gazette…

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Comedy of Errors, Featured, News, Programming, Shipwrecked, Skidmore | 0 comments

Shakespeare productions on outdoor and indoor stages By Bill Buell The Bard at Skidmore When David Girard looks back at Saratoga Shakespeare’s 2015 season he’ll remember it being a very light-hearted and jovial summer experience. “Last year we did ‘MacBeth,’ and it seemed like there was so much fighting going on,” said Girard, a Stillwater native who has worked with Saratoga Shakespeare for the past six years and is now the associate artistic director. “Everyone was working on their fight choreography. There were swords everywhere.” This...

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Saratoga Shakespeare featured as a Best Bet in Times Union

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, News, Programming, Shipwrecked | 0 comments

Best bets off the track in Saratoga Find your quiet places in and around the Spa City By Steve Barnes Updated 9:42 am, Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Saratoga Shakespeare Company: Bring a picnic to Congress Park to watch this year’s free outdoor production, “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” The troupe is also mounting two productions at Skidmore College, Donald Margulies’ “Shipwrecked” (Aug. 5-9) and, returning to the Bard, “The Comedy of Errors” (Aug. 6-8) www.saratogashakespeare.com.  ...

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The Comedy of Errors

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in 2015 Season, Education, Featured, Internships, Programming | 0 comments

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Holly L. Derr August 6 – 8 at 6:00pm Suzanne Corbet Thomas Amphitheater – Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY FREE ADMISSION! Performed outdoors on the lovely Suzanne Corbet Thomas Amphitheater stage, Saratoga Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors is sure to entertain. Delight in the Bard’s farcical folly of mistaken identity involving two sets of identical twins separated at birth. When all four fellows converge in the same city, mayhem, mischief and marital mishaps erupt. Performed by...

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Shipwrecked! mates David Baecker and David Girard featured on WNYT

Posted by on Aug 2, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Shipwrecked | 0 comments

Shipwrecked! mates David Baecker and David Girard featured on WNYT

Summer events at Saratoga Shakespeare Company Created: 08/02/2015 2:55 PM WNYT.com By: WNYT Staff David Girard and David Baecker from the Saratoga Shakespeare Company share information about their end-of-summer productions at Skidmore College. The company is making some temporary but exciting changes to their stage to celebrate Saratoga’s Centennial… SEE...

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The Saratogian christens Shipwrecked!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Programming, Shipwrecked | 0 comments

Tall tale coming to Skidmore campus By Phil Drew, For The Saratogian POSTED: 07/31/15, 10:56 AM EDT SARATOGA SPRINGS >> For its first venture beyond the works of William Shakespeare, the Saratoga Shakespeare Company, the city’s summertime resident professional theater venture, takes on a tall tale loosely based on the imaginary real-life experiences of a nineteenth-century would-be adventurer. And in that, it’s not all that different from the work of the Bard, maintains David Baecker, the director of [Pulitzer Prize-winning] Donald...

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Shipwrecked! featured in Times Union…

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Shipwrecked | 0 comments

Shipwrecked! featured in Times Union…

What lies onstage in Saratoga ”Shipwrecked” explores the adventures of a professional fibber By Steve Barnes Updated 2:37 pm, Friday, July 31, 2015 For its first indoor production, Saratoga Shakespeare Company chose to lie a little. That’s not true. They lie a lot. Whopping-big confabulations, all evening long. As suits a play about extravagant exaggeration, the show has a grandiose title: “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself).”...

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Saratoga Shakespeare and Skidmore featured in TU’s ArtsTalk

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Comedy of Errors, Featured, News, Programming, Shipwrecked, Skidmore | 0 comments

Arts talk Published 6:51 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2015 http://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/Arts-talk-6416087.php The Saratoga Shakespeare Co. will present two plays during August at Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway. “The Comedy of Errors” will be performed at 6 p.m. Aug. 6-8 at the Suzanne Corbet Thomas Amphitheater. Performances of the Shakespeare comedy will be free and open to the public. “Shipwrecked” byDonald Margulies will be performed at 8 p.m. Aug. 6 to 9 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at Bernhard Theater,...

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Saratoga Shakespeare’s 15th Season Highlighted on Saratoga.com

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in 2015 Season, Comedy of Errors, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, News, Programming, Shipwrecked | 0 comments

To Go, or Not to Go? That Shouldn’t Be The Question When It Comes To These Plays! By Emily Riccio on June 29, 2015 8:00 AM Saratoga Shakespeare Company is celebrating its 15th summer season along with Saratoga’s Centennial! This free outdoor theatre program has called Congress Park home summer after summer, and has returned for the 2015 season with an expanded program...

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Tickets for Shipwrecked! NOW AVAILABLE

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Programming, Shipwrecked, Support | 0 comments

Tickets for Shipwrecked! NOW AVAILABLE

Reserve tickets today for Saratoga Shakespeare Company’s production of Donald Margulies’ Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by Himself). Details below… Shipwrecked! An Entertainment—The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) Written by: Donald Margulies Directed by: David Baecker August 5 – 8 at 8:00pm August  8 & 9 at 2:00PM Blackbox Theater – Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY TICKETS: ADULT: $20.15 / CHILDREN UNDER 12, SENIORS &...

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Shipwrecked!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in 2015 Season, Featured, News, Programming | 0 comments

Shipwrecked!

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment—The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) Written by: Donald Margulies Directed by: David Baecker August 5 – 8 at 8:00pm August  8 & 9 at 2:00PM Blackbox Theater – Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY TICKETS: ADULT: $20.15 / CHILDREN UNDER 12, SENIORS & MILITARY: $15 The adventurous Louis de Rougemont invites you to hear his amazing story of bravery, survival and celebrity that left nineteenth century England spellbound. Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas,...

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Times Union presents Love’s Labour’s Lost… in images

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost Reviews, News, Programming | 0 comments

Shakespeare’s ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ begins Saratoga Springs series Updated 10:21 am, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Shakespeare Company opened its production of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” on Tuesday in Congress Park. The play runs through Aug. 2 on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage. Hours are 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Admission is and picnics are encouraged… SEE...

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Gazette Raves Love’s Labour’s Lost…

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in 2015 Season, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost Reviews, News, Programming, Review | 0 comments

Evening of Shakespeare in the park is a delight By Paul Lamar/ For The Daily Gazette July 22, 2015Saratoga Shakespeare Company’s outdoor production of ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ is set in 1915, to commemorate the 100th birthday of Saratoga Springs. SARATOGA SPRINGS — A little liquid refreshment, a plate of cheese and crackers, a comfortable folding chair, and Shakespeare — the last on a stage, in the distance (though perfectly miked, so a barking dog on the park path or a passing car horn doesn’t distract). Ah,...

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Metroland Highlights Love’s Labour’s Lost

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost Reviews, News, Programming | 0 comments

Love’s Labour’s Lost by The Staff on July 17, 2015f Saratoga Shakespeare Company return this week with their Congress Park production of the Bard’s bittersweet comedy,Love’s Labour’s Lost. In this romantic tangle, a king and his companions swear off the company of women for three years to pursue a course of study and fasting; you can guess how that works out. This production is set in 1915, which, if you know your 20th century history, is an appropriate new setting for what Shakespeare called this “pleasant conceited comedie.” (It also...

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Love’s Labour’s Lost featured in the Gazette!

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost Reviews, News | 0 comments

Love’s Labour’s Lost featured in the Gazette!

Shakespeare’s timeless tales on 2 area stages By Bill Buell July 16, 2015   Tim Dugan and other countless Shakespeare fans know exactly what it is that makes the Bard and his work so very special. “The stories are timeless, the language is beautiful and once you start tuning your ear to it and get into the rhythm of it, it is really enjoyable,” said Dugan, a former Schenectady High School teacher who plays King Ferdinand in the Saratoga Shakespeare production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” opening Tuesday at Congress...

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Love’s Labour’s Lost Finds Cover of Saratogian’s Weekender!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost Reviews, News, Programming | 0 comments

Saratoga Shakespeare zeroes in on comedy By Phil Drew for The Saratogian Jul 15, 2015 Saratoga’s resident summer professional theater, the Saratoga Shakespeare Company, will open its celebration of its fifteenth season next Tuesday. The season features an expanded roster of three productions through mid-August, spread over three different locales, including the company’s first indoor performance. But fear not: the center of attention will be their lead-off, an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” in Congress Park, their...

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