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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by PHOTO BY LEE A. BUTZ in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Season closers: Susan Riley Stevens, above, portrays the calculating Lady Macbeth in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of "Macbeth," through Aug. 3, Main Stage Theater, Labuda Center for The Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. "Prologues," which background the play, are 45 min. before curtain. Special events include "Scotch Sharings & Pairings," 6 p.m. Aug. 1 and "Savoring Shakespeare" dinner, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 3. "Macbeth" is presented in repertory with "Lend Me A Tenor." Also: "Women of Will," continuing through Aug.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by PHOTO BY LEE A. BUTZ in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

A good "Tenor": Good comedy is not hard to find in "Lend Me A Tenor," the Ken Ludwig fantastic farce continuing through Aug. 3, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Main Stage Theater, Labuda Center for The Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. Perry Ojeda, above left, as Tito Merelli, a world-famous tenor, and Susan O'Donnell, as Maria, his wife, arrive in their hotel the day of his one-night performance at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. "Lend Me A Tenor" is in repertory on the same stage with "Macbeth," through Aug. 3.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 by PHOTO BY LEE A. BUTZ in Focus

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Loyalty oath: Marnie Schulenburg, above, portrays Silvia in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," through July 13, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. Schulenburg appears opposite her husband Zack Robidas (Proteus). In Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, best friends fall for the same girl. A Duke, a debutante and a dog join the cast in this lively exploration of loyalty and love. Matt Pfeiffer, who directed last season's "The 39 Steps" at PSF, directs.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 by PHOTO BY LEE A. BUTZ in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Balancing act: The famed bottle dance from the "Wedding Dance" scene: front row, above, left to right: Hal Miers, Ben Delony, Cody Davis and Leonardo Altafini in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of "Fiddler on the Roof," through June 29, Main Stage Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. Tickets: pashakespeare.org, 610-282-WILL

PHOTO BY ZACH KRONISCH