Stratford? London? Fuhgeddiboutit. The Bard is virtually in residence here in Baltimore in 2018. Here’s what’s happening when…

The Tempest – Marshall B Garrett

January 12th – February 4th

Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary’s Community Center

Frequently read as a semi-autobiographical story of a magician giving up magic at the height of his power, Shakespeare’s final solo-authored play is a meditation on forgiveness, power, colonialism, and love.

Othello – directed by Thomas Delise

April 6th – April 29th

Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary’s Community Center

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents Shakespeare’s story of the utter destruction of one man’s soul in the name of purposeless hate. Performed in original pronunciation as Shakespeare would have heard it.

Macbeth – directed by Kevin Finkelstein

July 6th – July 29th

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Shakespeare’s driving story of murder, fate, ambition, and witchcraft.

King John – directed by Thomas Delise

July 27th – August 19th

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A chance to see this rarely performed gem of a play of a hapless king fending off threats from France, the pope, and his young nephew.

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside – by Thomas Middleton

October 26 – November 18th

Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary’s Community Center

In our continuing Shakespeare’s Contemporary series, BSF presents Thomas Middleton’s city comedy (the sitcom of early modern England) of marriage, courtship, adultery, and childbirth.

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