News & Updates

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 1:07pm
The long awaited return of GreenStage's Hard Bard productions is finally on the calendar. Moving from Halloween to a space that fits neatly between Valentine's Day and the Ides of March. So join us for a Bloody Valentine season of Hard Bard.  The play will be The Duchess of Malfi, by Jacobean playwright John Webster and directed by the originator of Hard Bard, Tony Driscoll (Hard Bard Titus Andronicus, Hard Bard Cardenio). The show is slated to run from February 26 through March... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 5:39pm
It has been a great summer, but GreenStage's 27th season of FREE Shakespeare in the Park must wrap up this week. We will give the final six of our 62 performances between now and Saturday evening, with five of the shows at Volunteer Park, where it all began in early July. If you've been procrastinating, never fear; we will close out the season with a triple feature at Volunteer on Saturday. See our Backyard Bard version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at 1 p.m., our Much Ado About... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
Time flies when you're having fun, and we've been having a total blast with our four plays this summer. But, friends, it is August and you have just two more weeks to catch The Two Noble Kinsmen, Much Ado About Nothing, and the Backyard Bard versions of Macbeth and The Two Gentlemen of Verona before we wrap up our 27th summer of free Shakespeare. That's Emilia (Jennifer Ewing), over whom Arcite and Palamon fight in Kinsmen, in the photo at right. Look for us this week at one of... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 2:08pm
One of the challenges of doing touring productions of Shakespeare in the Park is getting all of your costumes, props, and gear from point A to point B. Sadly, sometime after last Saturday's Backyard Bard play and before Sunday's matinees, and somewhere between hither and yon, some base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave pilfered an entire suitcase full of costumes being used in Macbeth and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The... + continue reading
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:44pm
Well, the folks who had been doing rain dances and hoping for cooler weather came through this past weekend. We got a little bit of rain. OK, it was quite a lot at times! The show must go on, however, though that made for some soggy Shakespeareans and soaked spectators. A few drops of water couldn't spoil a good time, though we admit we're happy that the forecast is for sunny and warm weather for the rest of this week. We have plenty of time to dry out all of the costumes... + continue reading