September 29 and October 6, 2010 at 10:30 AM
Recommended for grades 9 and up.
Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes (approximate)
Tickets $16 (one free adult ticket per 10 paid students)
Reservations: call 973-845-6742 or e-mail
An arrogant young lord, a wise mother, a melancholy clown, a cynical trickster, and one of Shakespeare's most clever and resourceful heroines are just some of the characters who populate this mercurial, rarely-seen romance. This new vision of the play features an ensemble cast of nine actors switching identities as the play moves from Rossillion to Paris to Florence and back again. Whether this love story ends well or not has often been a matter of debate, and that ambiguity is, in part, what can make this tale so compelling to audiences. With its biting edge and its focus on young lovers, All's Well That Ends Well promises to be a compelling experience for teens, sure to create lively classroom discussion of themes including love, class, status, and the role and power of women.
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