Shakespeare, Robertson, Coward Part of Long Wharf's 2004-05 Season

News   Shakespeare, Robertson, Coward Part of Long Wharf's 2004-05 Season A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill and Private Lives will fill the number one, two and three slots in the Long Wharf Theatre's main stage 2005-06 season, it was announced.

The fourth and fifth plays of the line-up will be announced at a later date. The Stage II season will include two plays, of which only Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel, directed by Eric Ting and running May 10 to June 11, 2006, has been announced. The classic Shakespeare comedy will lead the season. Kim Rubinstein will direct. Dates are Sept. 14-Oct. 9.

Lanie Robertson's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, a 1986 Off-Broadway hit at the Vineyard Theatre, will play Oct. 26-Nov. 20. It will be directed by Tazewell Thompson. The play with music looks at one of the last performances of Billie Holiday, the famed jazz chanteuse.

Noel Coward's Private Lives will bring some sophisticated British comedy to the days Jan. 11-Feb. 5, 2006. No director or cast for the tale of two alternately loving and warring ex-spouses have been named for the show.