Shakespeare Performance at Battery Park’s Castle Clinton

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BATTERY PARK — Shakespeare has found a new home at the southern tip of Manhattan. Shakespeare Downtown, a newly formed nonprofit theater company, is slated to perform the Bard’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, “Romeo and Juliet,” at Battery Park’s historic Castle Clinton this spring — for free. Billie Andersson, the artistic director of Shakespeare Downtown — who’ll also play Juliet in the company’s inaugural performance run — said she and her husband, director Geoffrey Horne, formed the company specifically to bring performances to Castle Clinton, a designated national landmark… [Read More]

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Irene Plagianos



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