It is time to pack up blankets and lawn chairs, popcorn and drinks and head over to Westmount Park. Repercussion Theatre is back in Westmount Park on July 22 and 23 and again on August 8 and 9 to perform one of Shakespeare’s memorable plays.
This year they chose to perform Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s ahead of his time look at deception and gender inequality through a series of merging plot lines. The play takes the viewer through a range of emotions including treachery and love that ends, thankfully, with both couples being happily united.
The play will be performed at Westmount Park July 22 and 23 and August 8 and 9 at from 7 to 9:30 p.m. There is no charge for admission, but donations are always appreciated. For more information firstname.lastname@example.org
Pocket Shakespeare: The play is performed in English but again this year Plank Design www.plankdesign.com/ has made it possible for Francophone audience to read French subtitles on their smart phones.Again this year Franco phone audiences will be able to with French subtitles on smart phones.
Shakespeare-Before-the-Show: Repercussion Theatre is partnering with Geordie Productions to give young audiences fun and innovative ways to engage with Shakespeare. Workshops in Westmount Parks will be held on Sunday, July 23 4 to 6:15 p.m.for both kids 8 to 12 and teens 13 to 17. Cost is $35 payable in advance. Participants will learn what all the “foresooths” and “wherefores” are about, experience the fun of speaking Shakespeare and meet the cast of Much Ado About Nothing. Participants are encouraged to register in advance since space is limited to 10 per workshop.
Read Shakespeare Before the Show in this issue. Register online at http://geordie.ca/gtsworkshops
The mission of Repercussion Theatre is to deliver professional, classically based, visually dynamic theatre that is accessible to all, regardless of income, culture, language, age or education. Repercussion brings the performing arts to people in their communities, reaching new audiences and instilling in them, a lifelong love of theatre. For more information, visit the web site at www.repercussiontheatre.com