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"Volpone" at Red Bull Theater in 2012. (Photo by Carol Rosegg)

Red Bull Theater Announces 2018-19 Season

The season will include a Jacobean thriller, a Shakespearean tragedy, and several readings.

NEW YORK CITY: Red Bull Theater has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring two mainstage productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and a series of readings.

The season will open with John Webster’s The White Devil (March -April, 2019), a Jacobean thriller about a passionate affair that spurs a murderous revenge plot. Louisa Proske will direct.

Next up will be Mac Beth (May-June, 2019), adapted by Erica Schmidt from Shakespeare, about seven young women who gather after school to retell Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Also part of the season will be the Revelation Readings series, one-night readings including The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd; The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson; The Shadow of a Doubt by Edith Wharton; Don Carlos by Friedrich Schiller; Sir Patient Fancy by Aphra Behn; A Most Dangerous Woman by Cathy Tempelsman; Shrew! by Amy Freed; and The Alchemist by Jeffrey Hatcher.

Red Bull Theater, founded in 2003, produces classic works, readings, and an annual new-play festival.

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