Sunday, November 4, 2012

ROLLICKING SHAKESPEAREAN COMEDY @ BALTO SHAKESPEARE FACTORY

The Shakespeare FactoryThe Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Players present:

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

WHEN: November 9-11 & 16-18; Fri. & Sat. 7:30 PM, Sun. 2 PM
Preshow entertainment begins 30 minutes prior to curtain
WHERE:
T
he Great Hall Theatre in St. Mary's Community Center  (3900 Roland Ave. Baltimore)
TICKETS: $20/Adults; $15/Seniors, Teachers, Students
Presale Discount available online http://theshakespearefactory.com
For information contact: info@theshakespearefactory.com 410-218-1479

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Players are proud to present The Two Gentleman of Verona! Considered to be one of Shakespeare's earliest plays, it tells the tale of best friends Proteus and Valentine and the women they love (Julia and Silvia.) It employs some of Shakespeare's best comic devices- a woman dressed as a boy; well meaning, but not very bright servants; disapproving parents; and a group of outlaws with hearts of gold. It also includes one of Shakespeare's unlikeliest love stories—the love between a man (the servant Launce) and his dog Crab (portrayed in this production by various adoptable dogs from the Baltimore Humane Society.)

This show is Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s Annual Ensemble Experiment. For this production the company not only recreates the performance conditions of Shakespeare’s day, but the rehearsal conditions as well!  The actors gather, WITHOUT a Director, for only 5 rehearsals before the show opens. The audience is armed with tomatoes (of the stress ball variety) to throw should the actors forget their lines! Featuring the Factory’s signature audience interaction and attention to Shakespeare's language, the Players' version of Two Gents is sure to entertain all ages!

Bard in the Barn

WHEN: December 2, 9, 16; Sun. at 2 PM; Preshow entertainment begins at 1 PM
WHERE:
Boordy Vineyards, (12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, MD 21082)
TICKETS: Tickets available exclusively through the vineyard
http://www.boordy.com or call 410-592-5015

The Shakespeare Factory is a member fund of The Community Foundation of Carroll County, and a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.  Baltimore Shakespeare Factory programming is sponsored in part by the MD State Arts Council.