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The old, the new, the edgy

By John Berger

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 13, 2014

~~<p>Innovative staging, newly written plays and reliable old favorites are all on the playbill as Oahu's vibrant theater community prepares for the 2014-2015 season.</p>
<p>With its original mission of presenting every play in the standard canon fulfilled, the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, which opens Friday, is breaking new ground by presenting a play attributed to Shakespeare and a second writer, an all-female production of three Shakespeare plays performed on alternate nights, and a classic comedy by an 18th-century playwright.</p>
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Innovative staging, newly written plays and reliable old favorites are all on the playbill as Oahu's vibrant theater community prepares for the 2014-2015 season.

With its original mission of presenting every play in the standard canon fulfilled, the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, which opens Friday, is breaking new ground by presenting a play attributed to Shakespeare and a second writer, an all-female production of three Shakespeare plays performed on alternate nights, and a classic comedy by an 18th-century playwright. Login for more...



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