SJC Presents In Acting Shakespeare

March 09, 2010

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. March 10, 2010 The Clare Rose Playhouse and the Council for the Arts at St. Josephs College are pleased to present In Acting Shakespeare, a one-man show adapted and performed by James DeVita. The show can be seen on March 18 at 8 p.m. and March 21 at 3 p.m.

In Acting Shakespeare was freely adapted from the play Acting Shakepeare by Sir Ian McKellen, with his permission. DeVitas performance takes the audience on a ride through the events that inspired him to leave a career on a fishing boat and opt for one on the stage. He adds his painful failures, exciting accomplishments and sense of humor to tell his story, while employing the words of Shakespeare.

General admission tickets cost $10 each with a reduced rate of $6 for students and faculty. For more information, please call the box office at 631.654.0199.

The Clare Rose Playhouse, which serves as a major teaching facility for the Colleges theater courses, is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue) in Patchogue, on the northeast corner of the campus of St. Josephs College. A former cottage converted in 1985 through the generosity and guidance of the man for whom it is named, the Playhouse serves as a major teaching facility for the Colleges theater courses and a training ground for young actors. The Playhouse is the site of community theater productions of musicals, dramas, comedies, cabaret acts, musical performances, dance troupes and comedians.