Orlando Shakes Hosts Theater Activities, Food Trucks, and a Free Movie in the Park

Orlando Shakes Hosts Theater Activities, Food Trucks, and a Free Movie in the Park

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) invites the Central Florida community to a free Open House and Movie Night in the Park on Saturday, August 19, 2017 to celebrate the beginning of their 29th Season.

Open House activities include an open rehearsal of Orlando Shakes' production of Man of La Mancha, theater production demonstrations, story times with characters from the Theater's Children's Series shows, a props and costume museum, and more.

Following the Open House, the Theater will host popular local food trucks from the Daily City's Food Truck Bazaar and present a free screening-in association with the Enzian Theater-of the Academy Award-winning film, Shakespeare in Love on the lawn in Loch Haven Park.

Open House | 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Festivities will include:

  • Open rehearsal of Man of La Mancha
  • Scenic, lighting, and sound demonstrations
  • Crafts and coloring for little ones
  • Story time with characters from popular Children's books
  • Discussions with Theater artists
  • Prop and costume museum
  • Shakespeare Yoga for children and families

The Daily City Food Trucks | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Food Trucks include:

  • 900 Degreez
  • SMAC
  • The Naked Cupcake
  • Sweet City Gelato
  • SwedeDish
  • Two Little Birds

Movie Night in the Park | 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Shakespeare in Love | Rated PG-13 (edited for nudity)

A young William Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.


Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.


Orlando Shakespeare Theater

812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803


Admission to and activities at Open House and Movie Night in the Park are free. Food purchased from Daily City Food Trucks is based on individual food truck prices.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of OrlandoAtPlay.com and UAArtsEd.com. This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the State of Florida.

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