In Acting Shakespeare

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by James DeVita

freely adapted from the play  Acting Shakespeare originally compiled and written by Ian McKellen for his 1987 tour of the USA

January 10 - February 3, 2013

24 year-old Jimmy felt a little at sea: literally and figuratively. The worn-out fisherman was searching for a new career—he found Shakespeare. In Acting Shakespeare, written and performed by actor and playwright James DeVita, delivers a fun and fervent tribute to one man’s journeys with history’s greatest poet. Deftly weaving Shakespeare’s life with reminiscences of DeVita’s days on a Long Island fishing boat (and nights as a classical actor), this rich one-man show explores the beauty of words, the power of memory, and the profound impact art can have on the course of a single life.

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PHOTO:  James DeVita in In Acting Shakespeare.
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