Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Host Free Movie Night In The Park, 4/26

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Host Free Movie Night In The Park, 4/26

=Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF celebrates the Bard's 450th birthday with a Free Movie Night in the Park on April 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Presented in association with Enzian Theater, the free screening of Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing is open to the public and no RSVP is necessary to attend. The outdoor event will take place along the lawn of Loch Haven Park at the corner of Mills Ave. and Princeton St. For more information call (407) 447-1700, visit us online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).


Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing is a modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a clever way with words. Winner of the National Board of Review's Top Ten Independent Films award, the star-studded film features Amy Acker (as Beatrice), Alexis Denisof (as Benedick), and Nathan Fillion (as Dogberry). The Bard's beloved comedy comes to life in this black and white masterpiece that the Chicago Sun-Times calls "swanky, sexy, and sophisticated, as bracing as a dry martini poured from a silver shaker on a summer night."


"Our Theater offered performances under the stars when we began over two decades ago," said Artistic Director Jim Helsinger. "As we celebrate our 25th Anniversary, we're thrilled to revisit our roots and bring Shakespeare back outdoors."

Much Ado About Nothing runs 109 minutes and is rated PG-13 for some sexuality and brief drug use.

Ivanhoe Village Main Street will be hosting a complimentary bike valet at Orlando Shakes' Free Movie Night in the Park. The Ivanhoe Bike Valet tent will be located on the lawn and operating from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All cyclists must have a photo ID to drop off and pick up their bicycles. Donations are encouraged but not required, with all proceeds benefitting future IVMS cycling initiatives. For questions, contact Scottie Campbell at Scottie.campbell@ivanhoevillage.org or call (407) 203-2826.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of power2give.org/centralflorida, and the collaborative Campaign for the Arts. Orlando Shakespeare Theater is also sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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