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      Merry Wives of Windsor _ Season 2012-13 in San Francisco

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      May 5, 2013

      Sunday   3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (on various days)

      762 Fulton
      San Francisco, California 94102

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      Merry Wives of Windsor _ Season 2012-13

      Closing African-American Shakespeare Company's 18th season is celebrating one of Shakespeare's most beloved characters and infamous skirt-chasers, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR reunites audiences with the ever-merry, ever-scheming character Sir John Falstaff from Shakespeare's history plays King Henry IV, Part 1 and King Henry IV, Part 2, this time at the center of a comedy of his own. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR chronicles the exploits of Falstaff who, down on luck and money, tries to swindle two seemingly-simple housewives. But the joke is on him when the Mistresses Ford and Page catch on to Falstaff's seduction scheme and teach him a lesson with some mischief of their own. African-American Shakespeare Company's production, re-set in the 1960's in the shared back yards of a city neighborhood, adopts the style of the popular urban black theater movement known as the "Chitlin Circuit."


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