Is it possible to revere the long illustrious history of Shakespeare in the Park, which includes fine Black actors such as James Earl Jones, while also suggesting it may no longer serve a changing city?
Shakespeare in the Park
An All-Black Production of Much Ado About Nothing Comes to Central Park
Shakespeare’s classic comedy has a free month-long run in NYC starring a cast of two dozen African American performers, including Danielle Brooks from Orange Is the New Black.
The Gospel at Colonus Brings Greek Tragedy to Church
Church parishioners gathered on Thursday evening, not to attend to the teachings of Jesus Christ, but to study the final chapter of the life of that ill-fated king of Thebes, Oedipus.
Before the Trump-Inspired Julius Caesar, There Was Orson Welles’s Anti-Fascist Staging
The current, controversial Shakespeare in the Park show owes a more than superficial debt to Welles’s landmark production.