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April 2013

Join us for Locals Weekend—Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14—and save on Festival Performances! On Saturday, April 13, our Box Office will be open from 9:00am – 5:00pm with a wide range of special offers for walk-up customers only. Savvy locals who keep an […]

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“Yet should I hear you pine, my love, I shall return…” –Matsukaze libretto Toshio Hosokawa’s otherworldly opera Matsukaze takes place over one long, mysterious night and relates the tale of a wandering monk who meets a fisherman on a lonely stretch of shoreline. The fisherman tells the […]

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Shantala Shivalingappa was born in Madras, India, and brought up in Paris, making her truly a child of both East and West. She grew up in a world filled with dance and music, initiated at a young age by her mother, dancer Savitry Nair. Over […]

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“I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Bristol Old Vic, in association with Handspring Puppet Company, will present the American premiere of their production of A […]

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