‘Turn of the Screw’ Gets Theatrical Rendering by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Jason O’Connell in ‘Turn of the Screw’ (photo courtesy HVSF)

Jason O’Connell in ‘Turn of the Screw’ (photo courtesy HVSF)

(BEACON and GARRISON, N.Y.) – Jeffrey Hatcher’s theatrical adaptation of “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James will be presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at the Howland Cultural Center (477 Main St.) in Beacon on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 7:30pm and again at Boscobel House and Gardens (1601 Route 9D) in Garrison from Wednesday, October 29, through Saturday, November 1, at 7pm. A reception will follow each performance.

A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children and begins to see ghosts… or does she? This Halloween-timed production boasts spine-tingling mystery and intrigue.

Tickets are $50 and available exclusively online at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. For more information call (845) 809-5750.

Celebrating its 28th season, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is the only resident Shakespeare company in the Hudson Valley region. HVSF’s productions and education programs reach 75,000 people of all ages each year, and its performances are consistently acclaimed for their spontaneous, spare and freewheeling playing style. HVSF makes its home under a specially designed, open-air theater tent perched high on the banks of the Hudson River on the grounds of historic Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, N.Y. Using the dramatic views of the Hudson Highlands as near-perfect stage scenery, HVSF presents unparalleled productions in a perfect marriage of theater and nature.

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