Director Frank Williams and producer Cara Liander have mounted a version that goes right to the heart and soul of the piece while maintaining their 2018 point of perspective without the annoying “nudge, nudge, wink, wink” flavor or so many current meta productions. Click here to read more
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An experimental production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” directed by Frank Williams, is on tap for two weekends this month at the Reformed Church on Staten Island in Port Richmond, our borough’s oldest congregation. Click here to read more
“I’ve fallen in love with the play all over again!” That’s director Joseph Daly, waxing romantic about the Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company’s ninth annual production of Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, opening Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Conference House in Tottenville. Click here to read more
The problem most people have with Shakespeare is their fear. Their fear of not understanding what’s being said, what’s going on. That’s not a problem with Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre’s production of “King Lear,“ and here’s why: the actors actually understand what they’re saying, so we do as well. This is undoubtedly due to their hard […]
SIST TAKES OVER FORT WADSWORTH As you probably know by now, the Staten Island Shakespearean troupe is never afraid to venture outside the confines of traditional community theatre — literally. SIST presents “King Lear” this weekend and next in the heart of the atmospheric Battery Weed in Fort Wadsworth. Come on, could this mammoth venue be any […]
Our recent performance of Aristophanes’ comedic play “Lysistrata” was featured in the Staten Island Advance.
SIST’s production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night or What You Will was presented at The Little Victory Theatre, Travis, from March 3 through March 12, 2017.
Euripides’ The Trojan Women was presented between August 19 and August 27, 2016 in front of the Battery Weed, Fort Wadsworth.