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Jay Stern: The Changeling opens on 16 May May 13, 2007

Posted by William Spear in >> News, >> Out Basket.

Jay Stern, producer of First Sundays, has directed and produced The Changeling based upon a play written in 1622 by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. The Changeling, which opens 16 May in New York at the Pioneer Theater, is a story of desire, love, deceit, and murder.

Quoting the New York Times: “Director Jay Stern has designed his indie adaptation of the Jacobean revenge play by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley as “period-piece pulp fiction.””

Elizabethan Efforts also Extend to Radio

Stern is also director and adapter for Quicksilver Radio Theater’s acclaimed audio dramatization of William Shakespeare’s timeless 1599 play will netcast on WMPG 90.9/104.1 Greater Portland Maine in two parts starting on Thursday 17 May at 1:00 p.m. EST and concluding one week later on Thursday 24 May at 1:00 p.m. EST. Many of the cast from The Changeling also appeared in Julius Caesar.

Synopsis for The Changeling

Beatrice-Johanna is a young woman engaged to Alonzo, a man she does not love. When she meets Alsemero, Beatrice is frantic to break her engagement. Enter De Flores, her father’s servant, a man she detests. De Flores loves Beatrice desperately — enough to do anything to win her. In the intrigue that follows, Beatrice and De Flores fulfill their deepest desires in a love story that runs with blood. 

Details on The Changeling

Opening 16 May in New York at the Pioneer Theater, more details are available at http://twoboots.com/pioneer/changeling.html .

Further information on The Changeling may be found at the following:


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