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Love’s Labour’s Lost

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in 2015 Season, News, Programming | 0 comments

Love’s Labour’s Lost

SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE TO OPEN Loves Labour’s Lost JULY 21st Free Production in Congress Park Runs through August 2nd The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will celebrate the Saratoga Centennial with a production of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost. The play runs July 21 – August 2 in Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage, at 6 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 3 pm Sundays. Admission is free of charge, and Congress Park is entirely accessible. As always, family groups and picnics are strongly encouraged...

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Women of Will Presentation and Book Signing

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in 2015 Season, Featured, News, Support | 0 comments

A Presentation and Book Signing by Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Northshire Bookstore 424 Broadway Saratoga Springs Friday, May 29, 7:00 PM A remarkable presentation from one of the country’s foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts: actor, director, founder of Lenox, MA’s Shakespeare & Company, and master teacher Tina Packer. Women of Will offers an exploration—fierce, funny, fearless—of the women of Shakespeare’s plays. A profound and illuminating book that gives us the playwright’s changing understanding...

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Women of Will Book Signing and Presentation

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in 2015 Season, Featured, News, Support | 0 comments

Women of Will Book Signing and Presentation

A Presentation and Book Signing by Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Northshire Bookstore 424 Broadway Saratoga Springs Friday, May 29, 7:00 PM A remarkable presentation from one of the country’s foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts: actor, director, founder of Lenox, MA’s Shakespeare & Company, and master teacher Tina Packer. Women of Will offers an exploration—fierce, funny, fearless—of the women of Shakespeare’s plays. A profound and illuminating book that gives us the playwright’s changing understanding...

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2015 AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT…

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in 2015 Season, Audition, Auditons, Blog, Featured, News | 0 comments

EPA / OPEN CALL: LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST Call Type: Equity Principal Time(s) Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT Saturday, March 28, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM no scheduled lunch break Contract: SPT approval/salary pending Location: Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theatre (JKB) Skidmore College 815 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Rehearsal Studio Seeking: All roles open. Seeking male and female performers of all ages, and types; multi-cultural casting for all roles. See Breakdown below. Preparation: – Actors should prepare one or...

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2015: NEW Expanded Season – 3 SHOWS, 3 STAGES! 

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Programming | 0 comments

Our company is celebrating its 15th summer season of free outdoor theater in beautiful Congress Park in downtown Saratoga Springs, NY and we’ve added more exciting programming in our continuing partnership with Skidmore College! Love’s Labour’s Lost Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Lary Opitz July 21 – August 2 (Tues-Sat, 6:00PM / Sundays, 3PM) Congress Park, Saratoga Springs on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage FREE ADMISSION! The king and his friends take an oath to seclude themselves from the distractions of the...

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2015 Season

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in 2015 Season, Blog, Featured, News, Programming | 0 comments

2015 Season

SUMMER 2015 NEW Expanded Season: 3 SHOWS, 3 STAGES!  Our company is celebrating its 15th summer season of free outdoor theater in beautiful Congress Park in downtown Saratoga Springs, NY and we’ve added more exciting programming in our continuing partnership with Skidmore College! Love’s Labour’s Lost Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Lary Opitz July 21 – August 2 (Tues-Sat, 6:00PM / Sundays, 3PM) Congress Park, Saratoga Springs on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage FREE ADMISSION! The king and his friends take an oath...

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NOW Accepting Applications for 2015 Summer Apprenticeships and Interns

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in 2015 Season, Audition, Auditons, Blog, Education, Featured, News | 0 comments

Saratoga Shakespeare Company is Saratoga’s professional resident summer theater company, and we are proud to be “on the map” in Saratoga’s summer season. Our directors and Actors’ Equity Company come from NY, Chicago, Boston, L.A. and from the local community. We are thrilled to be presenting Love’s Labour’s Lost as our main production outdoors in Saratoga’s historic Congress Park where we welcome over 6000 each summer to our productions. For the first time in our history we will also be presenting an indoor production in...

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Dogs of War BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog, Featured, News, Programming, Support | 0 comments

Dogs of War BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Theater lovers can enjoy a mid-winter’s tale and help THE SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY at a special benefit performance of Shakespeare’s Soldiers: The Dogs of War, Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8 pm, at Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater. A special dessert and wine reception will follow the play. “Shakespeare’s Soldiers: The Dogs of War,” which premiered at the Theatre Institute at Sage, is a passionate one-man performance about William Shakespeare and his obsession with war. David Bunce, who performed an outstanding Macduff...

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Dogs of War BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog, Featured, News, Programming, Support | 0 comments

Dogs of War BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Theater lovers can enjoy a mid-winter’s tale and help THE SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY at a special benefit performance of Shakespeare’s Soldiers: The Dogs of War, Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8 pm, at Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater. A special dessert and wine reception will follow the play. “Shakespeare’s Soldiers: The Dogs of War,” which premiered at the Theatre Institute at Sage, is a passionate one-man performance about William Shakespeare and his obsession with war. David Bunce, who performed an outstanding Macduff...

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Macbeth’s Collaborative Rehearsals

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in 2014 Season, Education | 0 comments

SSC’s production of Macbeth was not just the product of one director, but a result of what director David Girard describes as “a wonderfully collaborative effort – I had a great cast and was able to empower my actors, and use their strengths not only as actors, but as mentors and craftsman.” One of our actors, Doug Seldin, choreographed all of our extensive fight scenes, often teaching our apprentices sword work from scratch. He also had the luxury of having David Bunce, our Macduff, assist him at certain times (Bunce is...

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