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    • As You Like It
    • Troilus and Cressida
    • The Ice Princess
    • Shakespeare 4 Kids
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    Evita’s Dee Roscioli returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for one night only concert

    Broadway actress Dee Roscioli returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for one night only in concert on July 31 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Mythic characters expose the follies of love and war— William Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Heroes, kings, lovers, and clowns expose the follies of war with sardonic insight and cynical wit in William Shakespeare’s Troilus & Cressida. The satirical, farcical, and sometimes tragic comedy previews at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival July 26 and 27, opens on July 28 and runs through August 6 in the Schubert Theatre located in the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Shakespeare For Kids opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Complete with sock puppets, sing-a-longs, and the Shakespeare Hokey-Pokey, Shakespeare For Kids written by Erin Sheffield opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival July 26 and runs through August 5 on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    As You Like It — Shakespeare’s beloved romantic comedy opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Love notes grow on trees as wit, wrestling, poetry and music create a rare theatrical enchantment in William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, As You Like It on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival launches season with record-breaking productions

    With the 2017 summer season just reaching its halfway mark, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival boasts landmark attendance, record-breaking ticket sales, and critical acclaim throughout the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia.

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    Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers, an epic adventure at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    This swashbuckling romp abounds with comedy, danger, and romance. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production of Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers previews July 12 and 13, opens July 14, and continues through August 6 in repertory with Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens The Hound of the Baskervilles: An Uproarious Comic Adaptation of a Classic Mystery Thriller

    Three actors portray 16 roles in “Brit-Wits” Steven Canny and John Nicholson’s comedic retelling of a classic Sherlock Holmes story, The Hound of the Baskervilles, which will open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa.

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    The Ice Princess opens the season at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    A brave young princess brings the warmth of healing to the cold in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s The Ice Princess, an enchanting new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Snow Queen. Ideal for children ages 3 to 12, The Ice Princess runs June 2 to August 5 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University.

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    Record Breaking: Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-day Sales Record

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th,  the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season.  In one day, 938 tickets were sold for more than $43,000 total. This is an increase of 64% compared with the first day of single ticket sales in 2016, the Festival’s record-breaking 25th anniversary season.

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    Iconic Classics Rule the Stage in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 26th Season in Summer 2017

    Following a record-breaking 25th anniversary season, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will feature Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Troilus and Cressida along with three world classics in its 26th season, June 2 through August 6, 2017.

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    Vision 2030: A World Class PSF

    The mission of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience through first-rate professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other master dramatists, and through an array of educational outreach and mentorship programs.

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    Vision 2030: A Patron's Experience

    The year is 2030. And it's a beautiful summer day. You live an hour and a half to the south of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and you prepare to make your annual pilgrimage to PSF, which has emerged as the highlight of your year for a number of years now. You check to make sure you have your tickets, booked online back in November. You learned the hard way a few years back how quickly the performances sell out due to the ever-growing popularity of the Festival in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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