ADK Shakes Spring 2016 Season

Actor Sean Lounsbury, a much beloved member of Schroon’s Adirondack Shakespeare Company who was critically injured an a cra crash last September, has made a full recovery and will be part of the company’s Spring Troop.

Sean, who flirted with death after he received life threatening injuries in head on collision in Johnsburg, “is doing remarkably well”,  according to Tara Bradway, ADK Shake’s Artistic Director. Five other actors also received injuries in the crash.  All have made full recoveries.

“Sean’s injuries prevented him from being a part of the season. He is doing remarkably well, and the Company is excited to announce his return to the stage this season as Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice and reprises his role as Flint in Songs of the Iroquois: Turtle Island,” Tara said.

“He will also stage manage Julius Caesar as he continues to prepare for his upcoming stint as the title role in Hamlet this autumn.  The Company is grateful to have Sean back onstage this season.”

From Sean: “As difficult as my recovery was last fall, I cannot imagine how many times that difficulty would be multiplied if the accident had not happened here in Adirondack Park, I thank the accident for exposing to me the warmth and unconditional love this community has, not just for me, but for humanity. Citizens of Adirondack Park, Tara, Patrick (Stiler), in my heart your love will be requited for eternity.”

For the first time the company is also offering a number of educational performances for local students of last summer’s original children’s play, Songs of the Iroquois: Turtle Island.

You can find a full schedule of performances by clicking here.

ADK Shakespeare performs for the first time at Proctors in Schenectady, as well as the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, the Upper Jay Art Center, and View in Old Forge. The Bullhouse restaurant in Chestertown also hosts a delightful High Tea on Sunday, April 10, with a Latin flare served up with a matinee performance of The Merchant of Venice.