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Kentucky Shakespeare Festival 2016
« on: Apr 03, 2016, 12:26 pm »
The oldest free Shakespeare festival in the country is coming up soon!  We open our first show of the summer (The Two Gentlemen of Verona) June 1st; second show (The Winter's Tale) June 16th; third show (Romeo and Juliet) June 30th.  Every Saturday night in June will also include an improv show by The Louisville Improvisers.  Our Shakespeare performances run through July, culminating in the Bard-a-Thon--a marathon day of all three shows back to back with preshow entertainment between each one.  That's a crazy day, our crew likens it to going into battle.

After the Bard-a-Thon, we open our Globe Players' As You Like It, which runs for a week, and later share the stage with our community partners.  In August, we'll team up with Center Stage to run West Side Story for a week, and then our partnership with the Louisville Ballet will feature Shakespeare in Dance, choreographed by Roger Creel and featuring two of our summer actors and eight ballet dancers.  Can't wait to see this happen on our outdoor raked deck....

Preshow performances from local talent every night, bar and food trucks on-site, and there are no tickets because every show is free!  Come see us at Central Park in Louisville, KY!  www.kyshakespeare.com

[Thanks for letting me shamelessly plug.  We're a proud bunch.]
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Re: Kentucky Shakespeare Festival 2016
« Reply #1 on: Apr 04, 2016, 08:49 am »
Three full Shakespeare productions in one day? You and your crew deserve a round of applause. Have a great time.
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