Tisch School’s Department of Drama Brings Together 26 Actor-Musicians, an Original Score and Contemporary Choreography for a Limited Run

Performance Dates: October 19-22, 2005

The Department of Drama at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts will present William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, directed by Louis Scheeder, from October 19 through 22 at the NYU Skirball Center for five performances only!

“Jealousy. A mad king. Injustice. A wronged queen. The gods’ wrath. A dead prince. Discovered treasure. A lost princess. Time travel. A disguised prince. A classic con man. Flight. Transformation. Resurrection. Redemption. Reconciliation. All this and more in Shakespeare’s late masterpiece, ‘The Winter’s Tale,’ which, with a cast of 26 actor-musicians, an original score, and contemporary choreography from the highly regarded Tisch Department of Drama, offer a world of transformation and wonder, sorrow and laughter, comedy and miracles that will perplex, provoke, and please.”

Performance dates and times for The Winter’s Tale are October 19, 20, 21 at 8 PM; and October 22 at 2 PM and 8 PM. Tickets: $9 (NYU students), $15. Shagan Box Office: 212.992.8484. Ticket Central: 212.279.4200. The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is located at 566 LaGuardia Place (Washington Square South). Visit www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu.

Fall and winter 2005/06 is NYU Skirball Center’s first full length season as Greenwich Village’s premiere performance space. Presenting exhilarating music, ambitious theater, and boundary-breaking dance in a beautiful, new 850-seat space, the Center is exploring the future of live performance unlike any other in New York.

Editors Note: Press tickets are available by contacting Richard Pierce at 212.998.6796, or richard.pierce@nyu.edu.

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Richard Pierce
Richard Pierce
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