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The Ladies of History’s “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2pm

Alisa Dupuy of the Ladies of History appears in the persona of Marie Antoinette’s friend. This lady of history reflects on the era of the American Revolution in America, England and France and offers a dramatic reading of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

Registration in advance is required. Provide name and number in party to wallacedutch@dep.nj.gov or (908) 725-1015. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Wear face coverings and maintain social distancing.

This outdoor performance is sponsored by the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association.

Shakespeare’s Henry V: The Metaphor of Theater in the American Revolution
                     Online discussion premieres October 24, 2020 at 10:30am on Facebook

Early Americans read and appreciated the works of Shakespeare. The Founding Fathers were avid theatergoers who used the language of theater to describe and understand their lives as actors on the world stage. George Washington combined allusion to Shakespeare’s Henry V and the metaphor of theater in the “Farewell Orders” to the Armies of the United States” composed at Rockingham State Historic Site.

We continue our series reading along with author Ian Doescher’s Shakespeare 2020 Project with a discussion of Shakespeare and the metaphor of theater in the American Revolution.

Wallace House Women
October 2020 on Facebook

All month long we are sharing short videos introducing you to the women who lived and worked in slavery and freedom at Wallace House State Historic Site when the historic house served as Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

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Follow Facebook.com/WallaceDutch for online historical interpretation from Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites.

Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Imagining a New World
December 12, 2020

Replay Programs:

Shakespeare’s Macbeth: Women in Power & Scots in America
Replay on Facebook

. Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar: Caesar, Cincinnatus and Gloriana
Replay on Facebook

Shakespeare’s Othello: Paul Robeson as Actor and Activist
Replay on Facebook

 

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