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Musings of Fire
Adapted from the works of William Shakespeare

Produced in partnership with Island Shakespeare Festival

Rise Up and Lay Down the Heavy Burden of Hate

The Bard’s words burn bright as they’re used, and sometimes recontextualized, in this dramatic, devised experience created under Covid-19 restrictions. Musings of Fire, conceived as a response to the social movements of our time, directs a siren song inward – “knock, and ask your heart what it doth know” – while also exploring strife and harmony in our multi-faceted community. This world premiere, produced in partnership with Island Shakespeare Festival and featuring a mix of professional and student actors, will sound familiar for those with an ear for Shakespeare’s cannon and will resonate with anyone concerned about humanity, brutality, and culture.

Created & Directed by Santiago Sosa
Movement Direction by Darci Jens Fulcher
Scenic & Lighting Design by John Rohr
Costume Design by Hanah Glimpse
Projection Design by Lindsay Webster
Voice/Text Coaching by Aubrey McGettrick
Dramaturgy by Lauren Smith
Stage Management by Kennedy Brandenburg


Tehreem Chaudhry, Jeremiah Coleman, Morgan Davis,
Candice Handy, Joseph Leitess, India MacDonald,
Jeff Natter,
and Diego Rivera-Rodriguez

View the Digital Program or Download a copy (PDF)

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