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DelShakes to Present SHAKESPEARE / POE 2013, 10/18-27

The Delaware Shakespeare Festival invites you to once again spend a night with two masters of the macabre - William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe. DSF actors will read selections perfect for the Halloween season from the plays of Shakespeare and the poems and short stories of Poe. Choose from three unique performance venues - the gothic halls of Rockwood Mansion, the eclectic galleries of the Newark Arts Alliance, or the grandeur of the Read House & Gardens in Old New Castle.

SHAKESPEARE / POE will feature DSF veterans Caroline Crocker (Titania - A Midsummer Night's Dream), Adam Darrow (Proteus - Two Gents), and James Kassees (Sir Thurio - Two Gents), plus DSF newcomer Clare O'Malley. The evening lasts approximately one hour.

Locations and dates:

Newark Arts Alliance 276 E. Main Street #201 Newark, DE 19711

Friday, October 18th at 7:30pm and Saturday, October 26th at 7:30pm

Read House & Gardens 42 The Strand New Castle, DE 19720

Saturday, October 19th at 7:30pm and Friday, October 25th at 7:30pm

(Patrons can add a mini-tour of the Read House for $2)

*Please note that the Read House is not handicap accessible.

Rockwood Mansion 4651 Washington Street Extension Wilmington, DE 19809

Sunday, October 20th at 6:30pm and Sunday, October, 27th at 6L30pm

Tickets for all performances are $18.50 each. To Purchase tickets for Shakespeare / Poe, visit: but Hurry - There are only 30 seats available for each performance!

For more information about the Delaware Shakespeare Festival and the Summer 2014 production of Hamlet, visit

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