2014 Is Almost Here...
...and so is our 2014 season! In fact, we're making plans now for our next three years of programming. So without further ado we present...
2014-2016: SHAKESPEAREAN MILESTONES
2014 is the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth.
2016 is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
In celebration of these anniversaries, the Ithaca Shakespeare Company is embarking on an ambitious 3-year exploration of Shakespearean Milestones, focusing on plays that for various reasons hold a special place among Shakespeare's works:
February 14-16 and 21-23, 2014:
at the Hangar Theatre
Shakespeare's late masterpiece, a perfect blend of comedy, drama, romance, and magic. The Tempest also contains a harsh indictment of European colonialism and a speech that might represent Shakespeare's final farewell to his art.
Tickets on sale soon!
There are only six performances, so make your plans now to see this gripping tale of revenge and reconciliation, shipwreck and salvation, storms and spirits, brought to life with all the technical magic of the Hangar Theatre!
Love's Labour's Lost
in rotating repertory at Cornell Plantations
The most famous character ever created, in the most famous play of all time...coupled with one of Shakespeare's most delightful romantic comedies.
And coming in 2015-16:
Shakespeare's History Cycle
The epic multi-play cycle that might be Shakespeare's greatest achievement — a spectacular series of plays bursting with life, humor, excitement, and intrigue, chronicling the struggles between the houses of York and Lancaster for control of the English throne!