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Dzieci Theater Co. to perform site-specific Makbet at Widow Jane Mine

Dzieci Theater Co. to perform site-specific Makbet at Widow Jane Mine

Saturday, September 14: Based in Brooklyn, the Dzieci Theater Company characterizes itself as “an international experimental theater ensemble…dedicated to a search for the ‘sacred’ through the medium of theater.” Part of the troupe’s approach to theater-as-ritual is a fondness for developing site-specific staging for the plays in its repertoire. Well, how about a cave with such wonderfully eerie acoustics that Pauline Oliveros herself couldn’t resist recording there?

Shadowland presents East Coast premiere of Jeff Daniels’ Flint

Shadowland presents East Coast premiere of Jeff Daniels’ Flint

Thursdays-Sundays, Sept. 13-29: Whether you know him as the Emmy-winning star of The Newsroom, one of the two title characters in the Dumb and Dumber movie franchise or the latest incarnation of Atticus Finch in the current hit Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, there’s no denying that Jeff Daniels is a versatile and talented actor. What fewer people know about him is the fact that he’s also a gifted playwright.