The Bard Comes To Winsted

Theater: ‘Secret Shakespeare’
Members of The Shipwreck Theatre Company performed a scene from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Whiting Mills. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

The Whiting Mills artist studio building in Winsted was transformed into stages for a unique theatrical production called “Secret Shakespeare” on Aug. 25 and 26.

The event was presented by the Desultory Theatre Club and the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, and it featured performances by members of multiple Connecticut theater companies: The Backyard Theater Ensemble of Cheshire, puppeteers from Elmwood Productions in Bristol, Sova Dance and Puppet Theater in Ridgefield, The Shipwreck Theatre Company of Guilford and the Desultory Theatre Club.

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