Shakespeare Comes to Bed-Stuy

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The Brooklyn Summer Shakespeare-ience, a cultural organization founded this year by the wife and husband team of Tracy and Darrin Person, brought a talented ensemble to the Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center’s Eubie Blake indoor amphitheater last weekend, where they performed a free presentation of William Shakespeare’s timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet.
Standing from left to right: Brandon Cunningham, Doneka Matheson, Ronshieca Trotman, (slightly behind)Dushane Jackson, Kurshana Augustin, Sade Lewis, Autasia Ramos, Saquan Mckeithan, and Brian CrearyKneeling and seated: Kaiya Primus, Jewell Person, Cameron Cook, Tracy Person and Darrin Person.  Mr. Person said the mission of  “Shakespeare-ience” is to  “teach, analyze and explore Shakespeare’s text through literature and in performance with high school and college youth from the community.”   Today at Von King Park, that mission as accomplished. DG Photo: Mark Stewart

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