Star-crossed lovers, a banished child, a loyal servant, a notorious bear and more plot twists than Downton Abbey make up the Shakespearean magic of The Winter's Tale. One of Shakespeare's later romances, this comedy-tragedy hybrid tells the story of Leontes, a jealous Sicilian king who suspects his pregnant queen of infidelity and banishes her. By the time he discovers the truth, he's lost everything. Years later, a miraculous twist of fate brings with it a chance for redemption. Catch this Actors' Shakespeare Project take on one of the Bard's most intriguing and unusual plays at United Parish of Brookline's Willet Hall.