HVSF Announces Season

Kurt Rhoads, seen here in a production of The Book of Will, will play Richard III in 2020. (Photo by T. Charles Erickson/HVSF)

Includes Richard III, Love’s Labor’s Lost

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival on Oct. 28 announced that its 2020 summer, its 34th, will include productions of Richard III and Love’s Labor’s Lost, as well an adaptation of The Venetian Twins by Carlo Goldoni. The company will also present a touring. 90-minute production of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Kholoud Sawaf.

Davis McCallum, the HVSF’s artistic director, will direct Richard III with Kurt Rhoads in the title role, and Amanda Dehnert will direct Love’s Labor’s Lost. The Venetian Twins will be a new adaptation by Steven Epp and Christopher Bayes of the 1747 play. Bayes will direct. The season will begin on June 10 and tickets go on sale March 9.

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