Posts Tagged ‘Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’
Founding Chesapeake Shakespeare Company member and Producing Executive Director, Lesley Malin, plays Gertrude in the current production of Hamlet, and she has devised a 2023-2024 season of RULE-BREAKERS, a celebration of mavericks. She came in to talk to me about all of it.
Ian Gallanar, Founding Artistic Director of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, has received the 2023 Sandra and Sidney Berger Award from the international Shakespeare Theatre Association. Ian has philanthropic plans about putting the award to good use, and he came in to talk to me about them.
Twenty years ago, a small group of gifted and optimistic artists opened a brand-new Shakespeare company in Ellicott City on a shoestring budget, and now the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is looking forward to a year-long 20th anniversary season. I spoke with Producing Executive Director, Lesley Malin.
When A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry had its debut in 1959, it was the first play written by a Black woman to be produced on Broadway. In 1983, Frank Rich, writing in The New York Times, said A Raisin in the Sun “changed American theater forever.” I spoke with actor and Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s Associate […]
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company on South Calvert Street is building bridges in more ways than one. Here is their Managing Director, Lesley Malin.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is presenting the Bard’s Henry IV Parts I and II through the end of March. The Founding Artistic Director of the company is Ian Gallanar.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is presenting Shakespeare’s late comedy, A Winter’s Tale. Isabelle Anderson is the director.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is currently presenting a fascinating play about an African American Shakespearean actor from the early 1800s who should be much better known than he is. CSC’s Ian Gallaner came in to talk about Ira Aldridge.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is branching out with a musical – The Fantasticks. Their Managing Director, Lesley Malin, came to talk about it, and their 2017-2018 season.
Lesley Malin, Managing Director of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, has assembled an all-woman production crew for the company’s production of Anne of the Thousand Days by Maxwell Anderson. Lesley came in to talk about the production.