Photo Flash: First Look at MACBETH and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Cincinnati's FREE Shakespeare in the Park
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents 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! With 12 performances completed and 14 to go, the audiences continue to grow at each location - remaining shows in West Chester, Deerfield Township, Washington Park, Edgewood, Maysville, Blue Ash, Vinoklet, Price Hill, Madeira, Hamilton, Colerain, Oxford and more. Get a look at the cast in action below!
"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, call the individual parks and venues. For more information, visit www.cincyshakes.com.