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Jukebox Joyful Dance Through Shakespeare

In the land of iPod and TiVo, where you can string together your favorite songs or TV shows and skip the rest, where does that old wit Shakespeare fit in? Wellfleet’s Knighthorse Theatre Company has figured out how to offer brilliant bits of the Bard…

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This Tempest Stirs Up a Storm

The white Payomet performance tent sits perched on one end of the abandoned North Truro Air Force Base.  Take the short stroll past the outermost stone bunker, and fields of beach grass hug the dune down to the Atlantic.  The depth of Shakespeare’s emotion lends…

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Duo Gives Tempest a Twist

Shakespeare wrote The Tempest for a cast of 12. The Knighthorse Theatre Company does it with only two. Tyrus Lemerande and Amy McLaughlin Lemerande put their own humorous twist on the tale by interacting with audience members and playing all 12 characters themselves. At first…

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The Bard is Back in Wellfleet

Shakespearean Jukebox is no ordinary night of theatre.  The actors, who are married in real life, bring the works of Shakespeare to us via specific scenes in various plays.  The audience is seated around a few dining tables, offered coffee, tea, baklava, and other treats,…

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Play History for Me

You have a craving for a little Shakespeare.  But will it be Hamlet or Macbeth? How about the romance of Romeo and Juliet?  Or the comedy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? But what if you could have a taste of all those and more? That’s…

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Knighthorse Offers a Rompin’ Shakespeare

Ty and Amy Lemerande, the husband-and-wife team who perform impromptu bits from nearly 40 of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, bring chemistry, dynamic stagings, pathos and a whole lot of fun to their Knighthorse Theatre Company productions. If the last time you encountered Shakespeare was during some…

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A Must See!

If allowing the music of Shakespeare’s words to carry you away and watching his characters brought to vivid life sounds like an exhilarating break from most Fringe fare, then you should really see [Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On]. The Massachusetts-based husband-and-wife team of…

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Four Stars!

[Tyrus Lemerande’s] one-man production of Henry V is a moving, visceral adaptation with the best fight scene I’ve witnessed. There’s no need for any other actors: he recreates the melee around him, the chaos, the gore; you can see heads rolling, you can smell the…

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