Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Theatre Morgan's production of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Fri., Feb. 28, 7:30 PM; Sat, Mar. 1, 2 PM & 7:30 PM; and Sun., Mar. 2, 3 PM

Eric Conway, D.M.A., Fine and Performing Arts Department Chairperson

of Morgan State University:

Hello everyone,

Last evening, I attended Theatre Morgan's production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. It was excellent.  I especially appreciated the delivery of dialogue by our Morgan thespians which sounded much more contemporary and uniquely intelligible in presentation than any other Shakespearean production that I could remember.  With the 1920's theme to the costumes and the very colorful set with an almost psychedelic painted stage, there was a visual feast for the eyes.  I especially liked the period jazz music diced into the production to give a reprise from the Old English prose.  To see our students spewing out Shakespeare is something to behold.  Shirley Basfield-Dunlap has done a masterful job in directing our students in this production.  If you get a chance, please stop by to see the remaining performances next weekend on Friday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1, 2:00 & & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 2, at 3:00 pm. See photos attached from the production. Hope to see you there.

Eric Conway

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