Shakespeare in the Park(s)

If you missed the marvelous production of The Tempest in Green Lane Park last Saturday night, you have been given another chance – if you can get to Morris Arboretum (100 Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia) on Wednesday, July 15th;

Free for members or with garden admission. After 4pm garden admission is “Pay what you will.” Takes place at the Azalea Meadow or in the case of rain, takes place under the tent at the Visitor Center.

Enjoy theatre outdoors under the summer skies as the Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Directed by Allen Radway, this production will enchant audiences as it charts a journey of self-discovery and redemption  Featuring respected, veteran actor, David Howey (formerly of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre) and a cast of 12, this production will make the journey from revenge to forgiveness impossible to forget.

Your next chance at some local (and free) Shakespeare in the Park is in August, at Allentown’s Daddona Park (Union Terrace Park). The Comedy of Errors will be performed one weekend only, August 14 – 16, 2015, Performances begin at 8 p.m. (they have been know to have live music beginning closer to 7 p.m., so bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and a picnic dinner, and make a complete evening of it.

Now in its seventh season, Allentown Shakespeare in the Park is a free community arts event held in Allentown’s scenic Joseph S. Daddona Lake and Terrace on St. Elmo and Union Streets. Area residents of all ages bring lawn chairs and blankets to the park to enjoy a classic Shakespeare play performed by a troupe of professional New York City actors and local high school students.

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