Translating Sonnets

In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday, we have asked local Staten Island Poets and local Staten Island Shakespeare Actors to help us celebrate!  An actor will read the original Shakespeare Sonnet and then a poet will translate it into a contemporary form. This is going to be a fun night of poetry, acting and whimsy with […]

Women’s Playwright Collective: New Worlds Festival

April 28th and 29th, 2023, at the Carpenters Shop on Snug Harbor30-45 minute original playsStaten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company, Holly Pepe (playwright), and Courtney Emerson (playwright) Women’s Playwright Collective continues its mission to create and produce new works by female-identifying playwrights for the Staten Island community through our annual “Not Forgotten Play Festival (NFPF),” and […]

SIST Presents: The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen

Director: Frank WilliamsAssistant Director: Cara S. Liander When a sailor returns to fulfill their promise, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter must choose between her landlocked marriage and the mesmerizing allure of the sea. Hailed as a watershed moment in Ibsen’s writing, The Lady from the Sea dissects issues of duty, marriage, and agency with raw emotion […]

SIST Presents: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA by William Shakespeare

SIST will present on September 10, 11, 17, and 18 at Battery Weed, Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA by William Shakespeare. Director: Jack DabdoubAssistant Director: Rina Sklar Troilus & Cressida begins in the late stages of the stagnant Trojan War, in which the nation-city of Troy is besieged by Greek armed forces […]

SIST Presents: Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov

SIST will present on March 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at Connie Gretz Secret Garden at Snug Harbor on Staten Island, Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekov Directed by Frank Williams Assistant Director: Cara S. Liander Every family has its problems: sibling rivalry, political differences, long-time resentments and hurts. However, very few could match the […]