Fantastic setting, superb cast, great musical interludes. The theater is the only replica of Shakespeare's indoor Blackfriar theater. The lights stay on and the staging is done as it was in Shakespeare's time. An ensemble cast, all very talented, put on 5 shows a season, including the Actors' Renaissance Season (Jan - March) where the shows are staged by the actors only. No directors, no costumers, etc. and limited rehearsal time. It's amazing, really. The comedies are hilarious. The tragedies are intense. You can understand all the words and it's easy to follow the plots, especially with an outline in the program. Get there for the pre-show music and enjoy the interlude music. Performed by the actors. They even have snacks and beverages for sale before the show and during the interludes. The pace of the plays is energetic and I promise, you will enjoy it and want to return!
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