This event occurs weekly, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Marin Shakespeare Company, Marin County's professional and award-winning outdoor summer Shakespeare festival, opens its 28th season with “Much Ado About Nothing.” Previews are presented 8 p.m. Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25. Opening performance is 8 p.m. Friday, June 30, with weekend performances continuing to July 23, 2017.
Robert Currier directs Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, featuring the ultimate battle of the sexes, where love triumphs over antics, revenge and misunderstandings.
Award-winning actors Dameion Brown and Elena Wright star as Shakespeare’s romantic misfits in this southern rural rendering, featuring original bluegrass and jug band music by award-winning composer, Billie Cox.
Audiences are encouraged to bring picnics or purchase snacks at the Theatre Cafe. Warm clothing, jackets and blankets are recommended for evening performances. Parking is free. Free pre-show and post-show conversations with a company artist or scholar are presented on select performance dates. Shakespeare Dinners are presented at 6:30 p.m. on select Saturdays for an additional $35 for a gourmet picnic and intimate pre-show talk. Wine, beer and soft drinks are available for sale, or bring your own. Shakespeare Dinner reservations are required at least two hours in advance.
WHEN: June 23 to July 23, 2017
Previews: 8 p.m. Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25
Opening: 8 p.m. Friday, June 30
Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 4 p.m. Sundays; and 8 p.m. Sundays July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23.
Senior Day: 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9 (Half price tickets for seniors $17)
Family Day: 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16 (Youth 18 and under admitted free)
COST: $10 to $37
Admission at the door is $37 general; $34 senior; and $12 youth (25 and under). Preview performances are $15 general and seniors; $10 youth. "Pay Your Age" is offered to audience members between the ages of 26 and 34 when purchasing tickets at the Box Office on the day of any performance, with valid identification. Marin Shakespeare Company also offers those 65 and over half-price tickets at Senior Matinees and those ages 18 and under admitted free at Family Matinee performances.
WHERE: Forest Meadows Amphitheatre at Dominican University of California
890 Belle Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
$10 to $37
Marin Shakespeare Company
Box Office Manager
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