Original Pronunciation

English language texts in period speech

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21 Feb – 23 Mar 2018
Twelfth Night in OP, presented by the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in partnership with UCF, an AEA, Elizabethan, all male, shared lighting, OP production (in repertory with Shakespeare in Love). Directed by Carolyn Howarth. Accent Master Coach-Paul Meier; Accent Coaches-Jim Helsinger and Dan Romano.

23 Feb – 3 Mar 2018
The Underlings Theatre Co. presents Romeo & Juliet performed in OP. This production blends old and new as it weaves OP into a style inspired by 80s cult classic films such as Heathers and The Virgin Suicides. Directed by Lelaina Vogel with voice and text coaching by Daniel Thomas Blackwell. Presented at the Chelsea Theatre Works. Details here.

6 Apr – 29 Apr 2018
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Othello in OP, directed by Tom Delise. Performances every Friday and Saturday (8 pm) and Sunday (4 pm) between the opening and when it closes on Sunday, April 29. Venue: St. Mary’s Community Center, 3900 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211. Pre-show lectures are held before each Saturday performance at 7 pm. Pre-show entertainment takes place before every show beginning one half hour before curtain. Further details here.