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Articles About Yellow Springs Theater Company
For those who don’t know, “Othello” concerns the secret machinations of the evil Iago against the titular Othello, “the Moor,” one of the few Shakespeare characters written as a person of color. This year’s Summer Shakespeare features a smaller cast and a strong group of leads.
Yellow Springs Theater Company’s annual Summer Shakespeare Shindig returns two weekends this month with a staging of “Othello.”
Fanciful, magical and at times uproariously funny, William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a popular go-to production for summer outdoor theater.
Faeries and asses, music and magic, enchantment and engagement all come together this weekend as the Yellow Springs Theater Company mounts the final performances of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
It started with a collection of poems. The writing was inspired by life; but the poems, composed over a span of about four years, are the basis of an original theatrical work debuting here next week when The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents “when heart beats…”
This year’s 10-Minute Play Festival, produced by Yellow Springs Theater Company, are largely written, acted, directed and produced by local residents, making the festival a showcase of homegrown talent.
“Fefu and Her Friends” production opens this weekend at First Presbyterian Church with performances at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Sept. 28–30 and Oct. 5–7. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” was performed outside and in the round last weekend on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, and the production continues this weekend at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.
Inspired by the renowned Antioch Shakespeare festivals of the 1950s, the YSTC performances of ‘Julius Caesar’ will be presented Fridays and Saturdays, July 14–15 and 21–22, in the field behind Mills Lawn School, with live music starting at 7 p.m. and the play’s opening at 8.
Though it may come as a surprise to some, it’s not uncommon for children’s entertainers to have a rude alter ego.