25th Anniversary Shakespeare in the Park Festival – Community Readings of all Shakespeare’s Plays (2014)

25th Anniversary Shakespeare in the Park Festival – Community Readings of all Shakespeare’s Plays (2014)

“Monroe County Civic Theater will perform “Hamlet” June 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and June 8 at 2 p.m. at Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park. In addition, a reading of each of Shakespeare’s 36 other plays will be held at various locations across Bloomington, starting today with “Much Ado About Nothing” at Rachael’s Cafe and continuing through next week. Readings are open to anyone who wishes to volunteer. The festival is free and open to the public, with donations accepted.”

– from The Herald-Times’ reviewer Emily Ernsberger (2014)


Shakespeare schedule

“Hamlet” will be a full production of an early version of Shakespeare’s play by the Monroe County Civic Theater. Other listings below are readings by volunteers.

FRIDAY

• “Much Ado About Nothing,” 7 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

SATURDAY

• “Two Noble Kinsmen,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King John,” 11:30 a.m., Windfall Dance Studio.

• “Two Gentleman of Verona,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “King Richard II,” 4:30 p.m., Windfall Dance Studio.

• “Julius Caesar,” 7 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

SUNDAY

• “King Henry IV, Part 1,” 11: 30 a.m., Windfall Dance Studio.

• “The Tempest,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “Comedy of Errors,” 4:30 p.m., Project School.

• “Antony and Cleopatra,” 4:30 p.m., Windfall Dance Studio.

• “Romeo and Juliet,” 7 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

MONDAY

• “Pericles,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Henry IV, Part 2,” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “The Winter’s Tale,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “King Henry V,” 7 p.m., Cardinal Stage.

• “Macbeth,” 7 p.m., Rose Firebay in Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center.

TUESDAY

• “Merchant of Venice,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Henry VI, Part 1,” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County History Center.

• “Love’s Labours Lost,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “Corialanus,” 4:30 p.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “Othello,” 7 p.m., Rose Firebay.

WEDNESDAY

• “Cymbeline,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Henry VI, Part 2” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County History Center.

• “All’s Well That Ends Well,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “As You Like It,” 7 p.m., Rose Firebay.

THURSDAY

• “Twelfth Night,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Richard III” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County History Center.

• “Troilus and Cressida,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “Titus Andronicus,” 4:30 p.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Lear,” 7 p.m., Rose Firebay.

FRIDAY, June 6

• “Merry Wives of Windsor,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “King Henry VIII,” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “Taming of the Shrew,” 2 p.m., Rachael’s Cafe.

• “Hamlet,” 7 p.m., Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park, 331 S. Washington St.

SATURDAY, June 7

• “Measure for Measure,” 9 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “Timon of Athens,” 11:30 a.m., Monroe County Public Library.

• “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 2 p.m., Harmony School.

• “Hamlet,” 7 p.m., Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park.

SUNDAY, June 8

• “Hamlet,” 2 p.m., Waldon, Hill and Buskirk Park.

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