May 27, 2014
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival opens 17th season
of free outdoor theater with
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 17th consecutive season of presenting free, live outdoor performances of the works of William Shakespeare to audiences in Northeast Ohio.
In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, love and magic intermingle when two couples get lost in an enchanted fairy forest on the eve of a royal wedding. At the same time, a group of rustic amateur actors rehearse a play to be performed at the wedding. Fairy mischief abounds as dreams and reality become tangled.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens on Friday, June 6 at the P.E.A.C.E. Park in the Coventry neighborhood and tours a variety of outdoor venues:
Fri, June 6: Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park, Coventry Rd and Euclid Hts Blvd, Cleveland Hts, OH, 44118
Sat, June 7: Shaker Heights Community Colonnade, 3450 Lee Rd., Shaker Heights, OH, 44120
Sun, June 8: Notre Dame College, 4545 College Road, South Euclid, OH 44121
Fri, June 13: Tremont Lincoln Park, 1208 Starkweather Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44113
Sat, June 14: Tremont Lincoln Park, 1208 Starkweather Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44113
Sun, June 15: Lorain County Community College Stocker Arts Center, 1005 Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH, 44035
Fri, June 20: Lakewood Park, 14532 Lake Ave., Lakewood, OH, 44107
Sat, June 21: Lakewood Park, 14532 Lake Ave., Lakewood, OH, 44107
Sun, June 22: Cuyahoga Community College West, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, OH 44130
Fri, June 27: Grove Amphitheater, 425 N Commons Rd, Mayfield Village, OH 44143
Sat, June 28: The James A. Garfield National Historic Site, 8095 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH, 44060
Sun, June 29: Penitentiary Glen Nature Center, 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094
The second show of the season, the classic tragedy of ‘star-crossed lovers’ Romeo and Juliet, opens July 18 with the following schedule:
July 18-20: Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park
July 25-27; August 2-3: Tremont’s Lincoln Park, 1208 Starkweather Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113
Friday, August 1: Market Square Park, W 25th St. and Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
All shows start at 7:00 pm and are presented free of charge. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and seat themselves prior to each outdoor performance.
For more information about The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival or to get involved, contact us at 440.794.1CSF, email email@example.com, find us on Facebook and Twitter, or visit www.cleveshakes.org.
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.
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