Genre: Drama
by AJ Raath & William Shakespeare, directed by W. Allen Wrede

Winter mixes key scenes from Shakespeare's late romance The Winter's Tale with a contemporary love story. In Shakespeare's play King Leontes accuses Queen Hermione of adultery and despite no evidence to support this, he sends his family, his kingdom and himself into a downward spiral into tragedy. In the modern story, Leonard and Helen fall in love despite his unstable behavior. Panicked after Helen becomes pregnant, Leonard jilts her and their relationship and goes on a drinking binge. He visits an old friend to inquire about his baby -- to find that the baby is a mystery –- has the baby even really existed? Where redemption in Shakespeare's romance is a reality, in its contemporary counterpart, redemption may be just a fantasy.
Open:   02/04/06
Close:   02/26/06

Saturday, February 4th at 2pm
Monday, Febraury 6th at 8pm
Friday, Febraury 10th at 8pm
Saturday, February 11th at 2pm & 8pm
Wednesday, February 15th at 8pm
Thursday, February 16th at 8pm
Sunday, February 19th at 3pm & 7pm
Tuesday, February 21st at 8pm
Sunday, February 26th at 3pm
Theater:   Looking Glass Theatre
Address:   422 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:$20.00, $18.00 Students and Seniors
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