New Valentine’s 2023 photos!
A quick peek at A Valentine’s Affair 2023 action from Taming of the Shrew, Othello, Hamlet, and more! Book on Eventbrite to lock in your plans.
What’s on tap for this year’s Affair?
Director Annie Jay, in her second year heading up A Valentine’s Affair, tells you what to expect from this year’s collection of eight great love scenes by three outstanding playwrights. Grab tickets before they’re gone!
Valentine’s 2023: Fresh scenes and timeless classics!
A Valentine’s Affair turns five this winter! Whether it’s your first time joining us or you’ve had a different date for each installment, Madison Shakespeare Company is dedicated to making your Valentine’s entertainment a night of living, breathing romance you … Continued
Remembering Richard DiPrima
As reported in the Wisconsin State Journal, Richard DiPrima, the founder and director of Madison’s Young Shakespeare Players, died Sunday October 16. DiPrima’s importance and influence in elevating the profile of classic theater in the Madison area cannot be overstated. … Continued
Auditions for A Valentine’s Affair and Lovers In June, September 20 and 22
MSC is seeking two new ensemble members for the 2023 installments of A Valentine’s Affair and Lovers In June, our collection of love scenes. See the Auditions Page for details and signup.
Happy 10th anniversary, Madison Shakespeare Company!
Our tenth anniversary is officially here! MSC’s Julius Caesar opened July 26, 2012. Ten years is a long time. Our first performance home, Madison’s Breese Stevens Field, was not the rollicking modern inner city hotspot for professional soccer, tony outdoor … Continued
Final weekend for Much Ado!
The highs and lows, the quips and jabs, the summer fun that is Much Ado About Nothing is coming to a close this weekend. Get your tickets now on Eventbrite to be sure of a chance to see the show: … Continued
Much Ado About Nothing opens July 15!
You’ll have six chances to join us for Much Ado About Nothing, starting Friday July 15, and tickets for all shows are still available on Eventbrite! Until then, enjoy this sneak preview captured by Steve Noll.
The Merry War of Courtship
“Much Ado About Nothing features the most obviously modern of Shakespeare’s courting couples, Beatrice and Benedick. They are the direct ancestors of the ‘rom-com’ couple – the staple of Hollywood comedies since (at least) the 1930s heyday of Fred Astaire and … Continued
Faves, straight from the Directrix
“Beatrice is ultimately my favorite character because she kicks ass, and you can cut that out if you like.” Much Ado About Nothing director Amber De Petro talks about what makes the play special to her, and what’s going to … Continued