Tag: Shakespeare

Ramapo students celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday

Photo by Kimberlee Bongard In celebration of Shakespeare Day, students and faculty participated in workshops and performances to commemorate the playwright’s 454th birthday on April 23. Terra Vandergaw, an associate professor of theater, credited Ramapo’s 10th annual Shakespeare Day to the support from Ramapo’s theater program, the Devised Theatre Ensemble […]

NYC-based Actor and Veteran Channels Shakespeare

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda The words of William Shakespeare melded with modern performance art Monday night, as New York City-based actor and US Army veteran Stephan Wolfert performed “Cry Havoc.” Wolfert's one-man play chronicled the experiences of combat veterans before a large audience in the Berrie Center’s Sharp Theater. The […]

Something Wicked This Way Comes as Student Production of Macbeth Hits Sharp Theater

Photo by Alex Baran  On the most versatile and impressive set since the theater program’s 2014 production of Spring Awakening, the intense tragedy of Shakespeare’s Macbeth unfolds in measured breaths. Macbeth (Nick D’Ambrosia), juggles with the insidious interpretations gleaned from witches who prophesize his rise to power in coded proclamations. Macbeth’s […]