‘What happens at the roast, stays at the roast.’ Not this time! A well-known Islander honored with jokes and insults.

Wayne Miller, the actor/director/artistic director and game show host who has graced the Staten Island social circuit for decades, was the center of attention at a ceremonial, uproarious dinner roast at the Island Chateau in Grasmere, where more than 100 revelers made merry — all for a great cause.

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This weekend: S.I. Shakespearean Theatre Company presents final performances of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company explores the non-binary aspects of ‘Hamlet,’ perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous character — with a woman in the lead, no less — in its final performances this weekend, Sept. 24 – 25. The plays are scheduled for 8 p.m. at Maker Park 450 Front Street.

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Filipino theater actors star as Romeo and Juliet in New York play

Two Filipino theater actors, Justin Viz and Dorothea Gloria, were cast as the leads a Romeo and Juliet production, which will be staged at the Maker Park, Staten Island, New York, USA. 

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It’s North Shore vs. South Shore (liberal vs. conservative): S.I. Shakespearean Theatre Company presents hyper-local ‘Romeo and Juliet

This weekend,Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ but in a brilliant way that’s never been done before.

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The Old Guy: On something magical that happened on Staten Island, under a tent, in the rain

Let me ask you a question: Do you believe in magic? I’m not whistling the Loving Spoonful song here…I’m talking about an unexplained phenomenon that happened right in front of your eyes.

It was July 1, a rainy Thursday. And by rain, I mean downpour. So much so that the company for “Waiting For Lefty” couldn’t use the Maker Park outdoor stage for fear of meeting an electrifying end.

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SI Shakespearean Theatre presentará ‘Trouble at Home’ en un espacio al aire libre el 11 y 19 de junio

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company presentará “Trouble at Home”, una nueva traducción y adaptación de “Los empeños de una casa” de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, ahora adaptada a una dramaturgia contemporánea bajo la responsabilidad de una de las mejores escritora y novel directora teatral de estos tiempos, la estadounidense de ascendencia dominicana, Anadina Saladino, quien encontró una magistral e ingeniosa forma para hacer fluir los versos escritos originalmente en yámbico español.

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Led by Latinx woman playwright, S. I. Shakespearean Theatre to present ‘Trouble at Home’ at outdoor space

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company is set to present “Trouble at Home,” a new translation and adaptation of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s “Los empeños de una casa” by Anadina Saladino.

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Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre takes over Maker Park for live performances this weekend

That is what one commenter wrote on the opening night of Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre’s double performance lineup last weekend at Maker Park in Stapleton.

This weekend, Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre has more entertainment planned as it presents Sam Shepard’s “Curse of the Starving Class” on Friday and Saturday evening along with its free show, “Timon of Athens” by William Shakespeare, on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

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Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre embraces facial coverings in ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ production

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.– The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre is embracing mandatory facial coverings in the costume design of its latest production.

Closing out a two-weekend run of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” this Saturday and Sunday, the company has dressed its actors with white facial coverings stamped with designs that reflect their characters. The performances are taking place at Fort Tompkins within Fort Wadsworth, with socially distant seating.

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Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Embraces Face Masks in THE TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA

SILive has reported on the creative way that The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre has embraced facially coverings in its production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, utilizing them in their costume design.

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Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Director Frank Williams shared:


“We’re so excited to use our outside show experience to provide the only live theatre show in town right now — maybe even in the whole city,”

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