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Shakespeare plus in Center Valley

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by The Press in Focus

For its 22nd annual season, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) has "extra added attractions" intended to enchant, enchance and enrich the theater-going experience. These include:

Prologues" prior to every performance of "Measure for Measure" and "Henry VIII," when PSF officials offer insights 45 minutes before curtain call in the theater.

Opening night, post-show champagne toasts for "Oklahoma!," June 14; "The 39 Steps," June 21; "The Importance of Being Earnest," July 12; "Measure for Measure," July 20; and "Henry VIII," July 25.

Talk-backs with actors after performances are "Oklahoma!" and "The 39 Steps," Thursdays (except previews); and "Measure for Measure," July 25; "The Importance of Being Earnest," Aug. 1; and "Henry VIII," Aug. 1.

Make a reservation for "Dinner with Dennis and Deb," following matinee performances when PSF Associate Artistic Director Dennis Razze and PSF Director of Development Deb Walter host themed dinners with behind-the-scenes views for "Oklahoma!," June 16; "The 39 Steps," June 23; and "The Importance of Being Earnest," July 21.

"Savoring Shakespeare" has a Shakespeare-inspired dinner and conversation with noted Shakespearean scholar June Schlueter, for "Henry VIII," Aug. 3 and 4.

"Shakespeare and Catholicism," presented by PSF and the Salesian Center, is a talk by author and professor, Joseph Pearce, 7 p.m. July 31.