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Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company presents the works of Shakespeare, and other classical theatre, in ‘site-specific’ locations, to provide an environmental theatrical experience. Dedicated to the cultural enrichment and education of the borough and beyond, SIST strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences.

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Today’s your last chance to catch Othello! Curtain goes up at 2pm. Don’t miss it!


Meet Kat Sciortino who is our Stage Manager/Lighting Designer: Kat Sciortino (she/her) is elated to be stage managing and lighting Othello. She just wrapped up Party Time at Hunter College, and the first stage reading of her play HOW TO HEAL: and be okay with it. I love you Toto, I hope your watching me from dog heaven <3 📸: @saveamoment


Two more chances to catch Othello! Tonight at 8pm and tomorrow at 2pm! Tickets are moving quickly so get yours now! Meet Assistant Director Will Simancas: Will attended Susan E. Wagner High School and participated in all of the musicals and plays. This is where he discovered IlluminArt Productions and solidified his love for theater. He also does theater on Staten Island, most notably with Staten Island Shakespeare Theatre Company such credits include: Much Ado About Nothing, Antigone, Richard III, Timon of Athens, Waiting for Lefty, Romeo and Juliet, and stage managed Hamlet. Not only that, Will has been in so many productions on the island not only SIST but Ghostlight Productions, and Seaview Playwrights Theater. 📸: @saveamoment


Thank you Carol Ann Benanti and Staten Island Advance! Performances continue this weekend and next.


Attention! Do you have your tickets for Othello yet? Six performances only at the Staten Island Playhouse at the Empire Outlets. Hope to see you there for the famous Shakespearean Tragedy!


Meet Fight Director Vincent Lane and check out a sneak peak of his work in Othello! Two more days until opening night! We hope you’ll join us at the Staten Island Playhouse at The Empire Outlets. Featured Actors: Eric Rosen, Tom Shcherbenko, Connor Burke, Rina Sklar, Michael Aleisa, and Mike Kelly


Meet The Creative Team of Othello! Just four days until opening night….do you have your tickets yet? Six performances only at the Staten Island Playhouse located at the Empire Outlets!


Meet The Cast Of Othello! Meet The Cast Of Othello! Opening this Friday at the Staten Island Playhouse at the Empire Outlets. Six performances only! More information and tickets on sale at the link in the bio 🎟️


Roll call! Get your tickets for SIST’s Othello today!

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In honor of Shakespeare's birthday & poetry month, please indulge yourself listening to Jenny Kelly recite Hamlet's "To Be or Not to Be" and local poet Thomas Fucaloro's contemporary translation. NYSAI Press


Do you know what today is?! It's the day of William Shakespeare's birth (and dramatically his death too...) Last night's Celebrating Shakespeare's Birthday with Translating Sonnets - The Second Installment was the perfect way to close out Poetry Month! In case you missed it, you can watch it here and brush up your Shakespeare! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOGn2Qprovnuekh6Bu77WDxrq8QEWLVnw Big shout out to NYSAI Press & Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company for a great night!