Mainstage ILC’s ‘Intimate Apparel.’ (Courtesy photos) Stage Notes is a weekly aggregate post about theater, classical music and stage news, events, reviews and other pertinent information. After two decades, Raphael Parry will leave Shakespeare Dallas Shakespeare Dallas dropped some big local theater news on Wednesday.
Artistic Director Raphael Parry will retire from full-time administration at the end of this month after 20 years with the company.
He was set to retire before the pandemic but ultimately stayed on to help the company navigate through the questionable climate arts organizations were challenged with at the time.
Shakespeare Dallas and the Board of Directors will honor Parry with the title of Executive and Artistic Director Emeritus. While he leaves Shakespeare Dallas, he will stay in Dallas and work as a freelance actor and director. “I have loved my time serving Shakespeare Dallas.