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Colorful script of Romeo and Juliet turns grey at Westport Country Playhouse

Colorful script of Romeo and Juliet turns grey at Westport Country Playhouse

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts

By Melanie Lust '19 On Friday, Nov. 10, when the curtain on the Westport Country Playhouse stage rose to reveal silhouettes of dueling figures in front of a pale yellow glow, the audience's excitement was palpable. When the scene opened to reveal a set meticulously designed to match the 16th century,...

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

September 5, 2013


Filed under Features

For many students in the context of their English class, saying “Shakespeare” is equivalent to saying “torture.” Brian Tippy, who teaches Shakespeare, understands why the historic writer frequently has a negative reputation among modern readers. “I think the four hundred years between us...

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