Celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday at the Kenter Theater
Romeo and Juliet take the Kenter Theater's stage with ba slightly different role than what Shakespeare predicted for them with Ann-Marie MacDonald's comedy 'Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).'The whole world, including Turkey will mark the 450th birthday of Shakespeare with events throughout the year in 2014. In Turkey, Istanbul’s Kenter Theater will stage the play, “Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).” the play recreates Shakespeare’s two best-known tragedies, “Romeo and Juliet” and “Othello,” with a different perspective.
The play is a 1988 comedy by Ann-Marie MacDonald in which Constance Ledbelly, a young English literature professor from Queen’s University, goes on a subconscious journey of self-discovery.
“Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)” will be on stage at the Kenter Theater on Jan. 10, 11, 24, 25 and 26; at the Kozayatağı Culture Center on Jan. 5; and at the Caddebostan Culture Center on Jan. 12.