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    WFMZ-TV features Shakespeare in Love’s director, actors, and its canine star, Buddy at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Director of Shakespeare in Love Patrick Mulcahy, talks to WFMZ-TV news alongside actors Luigi Sottile, who plays William Shakespeare, and Dan Tracy who plays the duel role of Valentine and dog handler of it's special canine actor, Buddy.

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    Broadway, film, and television actor Dan Domenech returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for one night only concert

    Dan Domenech returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for a one night only concert following  his highly lauded performance as Che in last summer’s hit Evita.

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    Shakespeare for Kids 10th Anniversary Production Opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    All-encompassing sock puppets, sing-a-longs, and the super-secret Shakespeare assignment—Shakespeare for Kids opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival July 25 for its 10th anniversary production. The show will run through August 4 on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Veteran Actors Go to the “Extreme” in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s All’s Well That Ends Well

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents William Shakespeare’s bittersweet comedy All’s Well That Ends Well, with previews on July 25 and 26, and opening on Friday, July 27 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Renowned actor Christian Coulson plays the title role in King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Christian Coulson, a featured actor in the Harry Potter film series, will play the title role in William Shakespeare’s epic King Richard II in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production which previews July 19 and 20, and opens July 21. Performed on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University, King Richard II continues through August 5.

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    Shakespeare in Love, a Lush and Lavish Romantic Feast at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Lee Hall’s stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning screenplay Shakespeare in Love.

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    One Night Only: Reimagining of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Lauded by The Philadelphia Inquirer as a “masterful solo show,” The Great Divorce returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Main Stage on Monday, June 25th at 7:30pm at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    A comedic feast of lovers and fools in Twelfth Night at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Wit, music, and romance are the food of love in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production of Twelfth Night, opening Saturday June 23 in the intimate Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Casting announced for Shakespeare in Love and King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces the principal actors cast in its productions of Shakespeare in Love and King Richard II, which will play in repertory July 11 through August 5 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Casting announced for Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces the cast for Shakespeare’s lilting love comedy Twelfth Night. Festival veterans return and an actress new to PSF debuts in the Festival’s Schubert Theatre production on June 22 to July 15 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Broadway Actors Round Out the Cast in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Upcoming Ragtime

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s final casting for the forthcoming musical Ragtime is now set with Broadway actors Nkrumah Gatling as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. and Brandi Burkhardt as Mother.

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    Expanding Accessibility Initiatives at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will present Open Captioned performances in its upcoming 27th season as part of an ongoing commitment to broadening the Festival’s accessibility offerings. In addition to American Sign Language-interpreted and Audio Described performances, new Open Captioning and additional Relaxed Performances align with PSF’s mission “to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience.”

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Casting for the Musical Ragtime

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announced Thursday that casting is complete for the forthcoming musical Ragtime, and will star veteran artists from Broadway, film, television, and international opera.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Christian Coulson as King Richard II

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces that Christian Coulson, a featured actor in the Harry Potter film series, will play the title role in William Shakespeare’s epic King Richard II.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 2017 WillPower Tour Unlocks the Power of Shakespeare for 13,500 Students

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s WillPower production of Romeo and Juliet toured for 33 days, traveled 2,771 miles, and performed for 13,500 students.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces 27th Season

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 27th summer season will launch with the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime and will feature three Shakespeare plays: the popular comedy Twelfth Night, the profound and lyrical history play Richard II, and an actor-driven production of the spirited and bittersweet comedy All’s Well That Ends Well.  As the Festival continues its ambitious progression through the canon, Richard II will be the 30th of Shakespeare’s 38 plays PSF has produced.

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    Vision 2030: A World Class PSF

    The mission of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience through first-rate professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other master dramatists, and through an array of educational outreach and mentorship programs.

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    Vision 2030: A Patron's Experience

    The year is 2030. And it's a beautiful summer day. You live an hour and a half to the south of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and you prepare to make your annual pilgrimage to PSF, which has emerged as the highlight of your year for a number of years now. You check to make sure you have your tickets, booked online back in November. You learned the hard way a few years back how quickly the performances sell out due to the ever-growing popularity of the Festival in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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