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February 13, 2014

Falstaff comes to life at Salem State

Luddy, longtime actor and theater prof, has 'heard the chimes at midnight'

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When that works, it shows that, even in the case of an honored college professor, “There is always some of yourself in the character,” he said.

Luddy believes that during a performance, it’s only the character that exists: “We live on the stage. We don’t live anywhere else.”

IF YOU GO What: Staged reading of Shakespeare's "Henry IV" When: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 20 to 22 and Feb. 27 to March 1, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m. Where: Callan StudioTheatre, Salem State University Cost: $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Free with Salem State student ID. Tickets & information: salemstatetickets.com, 978-542-6365

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