How it’s (New Jersey) New York: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of the tri-state’s most accomplished. Critics and actors from New York are often seen here.
How it’s Irish: “Playboy of the Western World” is J.M. Synge’s most famous play, and captures Irish rural characteristics, including the tall tale. It caused a riot at the Abbey when it was first produced because of the reference to women in their shifts… stay tuned for more on this upcoming production! Paul Mullins directs.
‘The Playboy of the Western World’ launches new season at Shakespeare Theatre in Madison (via Cranford Chronicle)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison will launch its 51st season with J.M. Synge’s classic “The Playboy of the Western World.” Performances begin May 29 and continue through June 23 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in…

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