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Red House Arts Center to Stage Shakespeare with a Twist for 2017 Rep Series

Red House Arts Center to Stage Shakespeare with a Twist for 2017 Rep SeriesThe Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY continues the 2016/2017 main stage season with two Shakespeare-inspired productions which will be performed in an alternating schedule: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield; and The Bomb-itty of Errors, by Jaq Gregory J Qaiyum, Erik Weiner, Jason Catalano, Jordan Allen- Dutton and Jeffery Qaiyum.

Both productions are directed by Ben Libert, are staged on the same set and feature many of the same actors who tackle the challenge of playing two separate roles in Repertory. Performances run alternating days Thursday's through Saturday's, May 4th through May 20th.

The Bomb-itty of Errors is an energetic, fast-paced, musical retelling of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Elizabethan times gets a face-lift in this live, hip-hop filled, hilarious show. Actors sing, dance, rap and tell this classic tale through laugh-out-loud songs and loads of wild comedy. The Bomb-itty of Errors knocked critics off their feet in NYC, London, Chicago and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Bet you didn't think you could experience all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in just 97 minutes! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) sends spectators on a hilarious journey with three madcap men through all of Shakespeare's comedies, history and tragedies. Taking first place as London's longest-running comedy, this laugh-out-loud and wild production is one you won't want to miss!

The Red House Arts Center's The Bomb-itty of Errors and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) include New York City Professionals Raquel Chavez, Richard Lafleur and Jeff Ronan along with local actors Magdalyn Donnelly and Donovan Stansfield.

Ben Liebert is making his Redhouse debut as Director of The Bomb-itty of Errors and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and will also be acting as Musical Director and Choreographer for the show. Joshua Reid is Production Manager and Technical Director, set design is by Benjamin Kramer, costume design by Michelle Giasson, lighting design by Erik Fox, and sound design by Anthony Vadala. Amanda Luke is Stage Manager for The Bomb-itty of Errors and Jessica Humke is Stage Manager for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).

Redhouse's The Bomb-itty of Errors and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare run from May 4th through May 20th in Repertory. Tickets are $30 or $25 for members. The Red House Arts Center is located at 201 S. West St. in Syracuse, NY. Parking is available adjacent to and across from the theater, as well as nearby in Armory Square. For tickets, please call the Box Office at (315) 362-2785 or visit www.theredhouse.org. The Bomb-Itty of Errors and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare are proudly sponsored by Pathfinder Bank.

REP Series at Redhouse Details:

The Bomb-Itty of Errors
At Red House Arts Center Main Stage

May 4 @ 7:00PM

May 6 @ 8:00PM

May 12 @ 8:00PM

May 13 @ 2:00PM

May 18 @ 7:00PM

May 20 @ 8:00PM

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

At Red House Arts Center Main Stage

May 5 @ 8:00PM

May 6 @ 2:00PM

May 11 @ 7:00PM

May 13 @ 8:00PM

May 19 @ 8:00PM

May 20 @ 2:00PM

Tickets: $30 / $25 for members, Call 315-362-2785 or visit theredhouse.org.

Red House Arts Center is a nonprofit, multi-arts organization dedicated to the production and presentation of interdisciplinary works, new theatre, music, visual art, and is a regional provider of community based arts education. Red House supports the creative process by providing a unique platform for regional, national and international artistic expressions. Through our public programs and community engagement initiatives, Red House aims to stimulate cultural activities and contribute to community development throughout Central New York. For more information
visit www.theredhouse.org.


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