Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's 2014 Free Shakespeare in the Park Tour Kicks Off Today
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has announced the 2014 FREE Shakespeare in the Park Tour presented by PNC! This year's tour is bigger than ever with 26 performances of "Macbeth" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" throughout the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area at local community parks and venues. These performances are FREE and open to the public! "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is directed by CSC Ensemble Member Nicholas Rose and "Macbeth" is directed by CSC Ensemble Member Miranda McGee. The cast features six actors from CSC Resident Ensemble. Following the Park Tour, these shows will travel and tour to local schools, community centers, venues and other performing arts locations through May 2015. Last year, CSC's FREE Shakespeare in the Park tour had over 7,000 people in attendance!
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is constantly working to expand their reach even further into the region and they are excited to announce performances in 5 brand new communities this year! Milford, Blue Ash, Hamilton, Price Hill and Deerfield Township have welcomed FREE Shakespeare in the Park to their communities for the first time. CSC also continues to partner with Cincinnati Parks and Recreation and offers free performances at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park, as well as Mt. Echo Park and Ault Park. Shakespeare in the Park will also tour to Washington Park again as well as parks in Madeira, Colerain, Glendale, West Chester, Oxford, and Monroe in Ohio, and Burlington, Edgewood, and even Maysville in Kentucky! Shakespeare in the Park will also be returning to Vinoklet Winery for two performances. Currently, the Shakespeare in the Park tour has 26 performances scheduled. For a complete list, including show titles and info on the venues, visit this page: http://cincyshakes.com/events/free-shakespeare-in-the-park/
Admission to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Shakespeare in the Park Tour is free. All performances are open to all and are general admission, open seating. Arriving early is recommended for best seating. For questions regarding inclement weather or for details and rules regarding outside food and drink, please call the individual parks and venues.
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to bringing Shakespeare and the classics to life for audiences of all ages. Located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, CSC produces a dozen mainstage productions each season. The repertoire is made up of the works of William Shakespeare, literary adaptations and contemporary classics. CSC performs on a Small Professional Theatre contract with Actors' Equity Association. Cincinnati Shakespeare is a member of the Theater Communications Group and the Shakespeare Theater Association. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Education and Outreach Programs reached nearly 30,000 young people and underserved community members last season by taking Shakespeare into schools, parks, community centers and by hosting educational matinees of mainstage productions at its home on Race Street. Last season, CSC was proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to "Complete the Canon" by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. CSC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to be Cincinnati's stage for the classics!