Spectralia Theatre to Bring THE TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA to Chicago Parks, 6/21-8/3

May 13
1:16 PM 2014
Spectralia Theatre to Bring THE TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA to Chicago Parks, 6/21-8/3

Spectralia Theatre, in cooperation with Friends of the Parks and the Chicago Park District, presents William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona June 21st to August 3rd. Set against the backdrop of the 1896 Yukon Gold Rush, The Two Gentlemen of Verona features prospectors, saloon gals, and outlaws. Follow this zany troupe as they travel from Verona to Yukon to seek their fortune and find love. This family-friendly, 90-minute version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a great introduction to Shakespeare as well as a new take on a classic comedy. Patrons are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or chairs to this outdoor production.

Spectralia Theatre founder Don Johnson directs the production. Originally from Delta Junction, Alaska, this is Johnson's seventh Shakespeare adaption and his third for Spectralia. Artistic staff includes Lauren Angel-Nichols (set/graphic design) Cherish Varley (costume design), and Chelsea Taylor (assistant director/stage manager).

The Two Gentlemen of Verona runs June 21-August 3, Saturdays and Sundays at 5 p.m. Performance dates/locations: June 21st and 22nd at Chase Park (4701 N. Ashland), July 6th at Nichols Park (1355 E. 53rd St), July 12th and 13th at Ravenswood Manor Park (4626 N. Manor), July 19th and 20th at Touhy Park (7348 N. Paulina), July 26th and 27th at Skinner Park (1331 W. Adams), August 2nd at Jackson Park (6401 S. Stony Island) and August 3rd TBA. All performances are free of charge. Donations are appreciated.

For more information visit www.spectralia.org

Chicago THEATER Stories | Shows  Like BWW Chicago  Follow BWW Chicago




BROADWAYWORLD TV

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in ChicagoThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Oriental Theatre- Ford Center for the Performing Arts
(Runs 12/6 - 12/24)
The King and I in ChicagoThe King and I
Oriental Theatre- Ford Center for the Performing Arts
(Runs 6/13 - 7/9)
SPAMALOT
Kankakee Valley Theatre Association
(Runs 2/11 - 2/19)
GHOST
Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse
(Runs 1/11 - 3/11)
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Footlite Musicals
(Runs 11/25 - 12/11)

VIEW ALL ADD A SHOW AUDITIONS

Save $$$ on Tickets to:
Backstage with Richard Ridge
Back to Falsettoland w/ OBC - Passing the Torch
Backstage Bite
TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram!
Turning the Tables
Binge on TURNING THE TABLES!
  Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow
TV:-LuPone's Autobio - Lands EVITA!
KID CRITICS
TV: KID CRITICS Swept Away at PHANTOM
BROADWAY SESSIONS
BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes 'Back to School' Tonight