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    Power and Passion Collide in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Antony and Cleopatra

    In a world of great nations and greater longing, the quest for transcendence yields both tragedy and triumph in William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, one of history’s greatest love stories opens at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Noël Coward’s Private Lives, directed by Dennis Razze

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th summer season with Noël Coward’s delectable comedy of manners Private Lives, directed by Associate Artistic Director, Dennis Razze. 

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful: A Hilariously Haunted Quick-Change Comedy

    Two fearless actors and a backstage brigade deliver a multitude of quick changes and side-splitting hilarity in Charles Ludlam’s gothic spoof The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful, opening June 22 at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Broadway actors deliver show-stopping numbers and treasured Gershwin songs in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Crazy for You

    Treasured Gershwin songs meet sparkling, sensational dances in Crazy for You, the ultimate feel-good musical comedy that will kick-off the summer season on PSF’s Main Stage on June 12 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.

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    Come Join the Adventure with Robin Hood and Maid Marian at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival launches its 28th season with the children’s theatre production, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian. The show opens May 31 and runs through August 3 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.

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    Veteran Broadway, Television, and Film Stars in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Antony & Cleopatra

    Casting has been announced for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production of Antony and Cleopatra, which will run at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University July 10 to August 4 as part of the Festival’s 28th season.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Crazy for You features actors from Broadway and National Tours

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces casting for the first Main Stage production of the summer season, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Crazy for You, with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Ken Ludwig.


    Broadway actors Danny Gardner and Hayley Podschun will star as love interests Bobby Child and Polly Baker, respectively.

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    Shakespeare’s Epic Masterworks will command the stage in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 2019 Summer Season

    Recently recognized by Playbill.com as one of the “Must Know Regional Theatres” in the nation, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s upcoming season will feature Shakespeare’s powerful and passionate Antony and Cleopatra and the epic history play Henry IV, Part 1, along with a Tony Award-winning musical and two comedic classics in its 28th season, May 31 through August 4, 2019.

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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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